15 Jan

Cheeky Cheese & Red Onion Frittata

Cheeky Cheese & Red Onion Frittata

Serves 4-6
Prep time 12 minutes
Cook time 45 minutes
Total time 57 minutes
Meal type Lunch, Main Dish, Snack
Portion Size 120g
Nutrition Per Portion
Calories Sugar Fat Saturates Salt
190 2g 12.5g 3.9g 0.494g
Serves: 4-6
Calories: 190
Time: 60 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 160g Onions (Peeled, Halved and Shredded)
  • 6 Medium Eggs (Beaten)
  • 100g Cheeky Cow Half Fat Mature (Grated)
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh parsley (Chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon Black Pepper (Freshly Grounded)
  • 200g New Potatoes (Skin on, boiled and sliced)

Directions

Advanced Prep
1 Advanced Preparation:
Line a 19cm (7 inch) flan/cake tin with baking paper. Pre-heat the oven 180oC (350oF) Gas mark 4. Boil the new potatoes. Pre-heat a baking tray in the middle shelf of the pre-heated oven.
Method
2 Heat the oil olive in a large frying pan to a medium hot heat and sauté the onions for 5 - 6 minutes until soft and caramelised.
3 Whisk together the eggs, grated cheese and parsley. Season with pepper and set aside.
4 Place the onions and potatoes into the prepared tin; pour over the eggs and cheese mixture. Use a fork to ensure ingredients are evenly distributed and level.
5 Place on the preheated tray and bake until golden and puffy and the centre feels firm and springy for approximately 20-25 minutes.
6 Leave to stand for 10 minutes before removing from the tin and carefully peel off the greaseproof paper.

Note

Equipment:
Cutting board, kitchen knife, cheese grater, spatula, large frying pan, mixing bowl, 19cm (7 inch) cake tin.

Cheeky Service Hint:
Delicious served warm or cold.  Perfect picnic or lunch box food!

Cheeky Handy Hint:
Can be baked in a blind baked pastry case or 2-3 layers of buttered filo pastry, lining the flan/cake tin.

Cheeky Healthy Hint:

Cheeky Cow Half Fat Mature Cheese has 50% less fat and saturated fat than mature
cheddar, 36% less calories and 19% more protein and 13% more calcium.

Potatoes are very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. It is also a good source of Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Potassium and Manganese.