Tomato and Courgette Frittata

This fresh-tasting frittata is just the thing for picnics or packed lunches.


  1. 1 Add olive oil to a large frying pan and fry the grated courgette for 2 minutes.

  2. 2 Mix the eggs, cheese and chopped basil in a bowl. Season well with salt and pepper.

  3. 3 Pour the egg mixture into the frying pan and mix to combine.

  4. 4 Allow the egg to cook over a gentle heat for 3 minutes.

  5. 5 Slice the tomatoes into rounds and arrange on top of the egg mix.

  6. 6 Preheat the grill to medium and place the frittata under the grill for 5 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through.

  7. 7 Slice and serve with rocket leaves.


  • 2 courgettes, grated
  • 8 eggs
  • 50g cheddar cheese
  • 1 handful basil leaves, chopped
  • 300g mixed variety tomatoes
  • 1 tsp olive oil

Makes 8 slices

Total time required 15 mins

  • Preparation time: 5 mins
  • Cooking time: 10 mins