Serve this Spanish-style frittata with crusty bread and a simple tomato salad. Photo / Babiche Martens

Roasted Pepper & Courgette Frittata

This simple frittata is wonderful shared as part of a fuss-free picnic lunch

A Spanish frittata is always a winner. This recipe uses seasonal roasted peppers and courgettes and is delicious served at room temperature along with a simple tomato salad and crusty bread.

ROASTED PEPPER & COURGETTE FRITTATA RECIPE
Serves 2-4

1 Tbsp olive oil
1 spring onion, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 medium potato, thinly sliced
1 courgette, grated
4 eggs, whisked and seasoned
1 red pepper, roasted, peeled and sliced
1 cup basil leaves, plus extra for garnish
ΒΌ cup grated parmesan

1. Preheat an oven to 180C.

2. Heat the oil in a small heavy-based frying pan. Add the onion, garlic and potato cooking for 5-8 minutes until the potato is completely softened.

3. Add the courgette, cooking for a further 3 minutes. Pour in the eggs, stir through half the pepper and basil leaves.

4. Sprinkle over the cheese and place into the oven for 20 minutes until just set in the middle.

5. Remove, cool, and tip onto a serving platter or take in the pan to the picnic.

6. To serve top with the remaining roasted pepper and extra basil leaves.

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