Goat’s cheese, pea and bean frittata

30 March 2020

This is a low-calorie dish of just over 300 calories per serving. It is high in protein and low in salt with less than 1g per serving.

Nutritional highlights

Protein is important as it can help to repair muscles and it is also beneficial for those looking to lose weight due to the satiety of protein, meaning it keeps us fuller for longer. Peas are a great vegetable due to their high vitamin K and C content. Per serving in this recipe, you will get roughly 25% of your daily vitamin K requirements and about 20% of your daily vitamin C requirements. Vitamin K is needed for optimal blood clotting and plays a role in our bone health. Vitamin C helps protect our cells and keeps our skin, bones, blood vessels and cartilage healthy.

Ingredients list

(Makes 4 servings)
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes

  • 1tbsp olive oil 
  • 300g of frozen pea and bean mix (frozen peas is fine)
  • 8 large eggs
  • Splash of milk
  • 100g log of goat’s cheese (with rind)

Method

Heat the grill to a medium temperature.

Bring a pan of water to the boil with a pinch of salt, add the peas and beans mix and bring back to a simmer for one minute, then drain well.

Beat the eggs with a splash of milk.

Slice four thin slices of goat’s cheese (about half of the log) and put to the side.

Roughly chop or crumble the rest into pieces, then add this into the eggs with the peas and beans.

Oil an ovenproof shallow pan and place on the heat.

Pour in the egg mix and gently cook on the hob for 8-10 minutes until there is a little un-set mix on the top.

Add the slices of goat’s cheese to the top, then place under the grill and cook till it’s set, golden and the cheese is bubbling.

Remove from the oven, cut up into slices and serve.

Healthy swaps

If you're looking to add more flavour, why not add in some garlic and chilli.

You can swap the goat’s cheese for feta or mozzarella if preferred.

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