Kidspot Kitchen

Kidspot Kitchen

Healthy bacon and vegetable frittata recipe

If you're running short of time but still want to make a nutritious dinner for the family, this healthy bacon and vegetable frittata will save the day. It's packed full of goodness and will be on the table and ready to eat in 20 minutes.

Serving Size:

Serves 4

Category:

Ingredients:

  • oil spray
  • 125g bacon, chopped
  • 1 medium leek, roughly chopped
  • 2 large tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 50g spinach, chopped
  • 6 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 1 small avocado, chopped
  • fresh parsley to serve

Method:

Heat a medium non-stick frying pan over a medium heat, spray with oil and add bacon and leeks.

Cook for 5 minutes, stirring, until leeks have softened.

Add tomatoes and chopped spinach and cook a further 2-3 minutes, or until everything is soft and well mixed.

Lightly spray around the top of the frying pan with oil to ensure eggs don’t stick. Gently whisk the eggs and egg whites together, season with salt and pepper, and add to the pan.

Top with chopped avocado and cook for 5 minutes or until almost set.

Cover with a lid and cook for a further 2-3 minutes or until the firttata is set in the middle.

Serve with a big salad.

Notes:

  • This super simple frittata can also be super healthy! Just use 98 percent fat free bacon instead of the standard kind.
  • There are many kinds of veggies you could add to this frittata. You might throw in some peas, diced zucchini and even some corn to give it a further nutritional punch.
  • For the little people in your life, try these yummy Baby bacon and spinach frittatas
  • These Golden brunch puffs are a great alternative to frittata,and perfect to serve for weekend guests.
  • This Mushroom and spinach frittata is low in fat, but packed full of flavour. Enjoy it for breakfast, lunch or dinner!
  • For a fast meal for one, it doesn't get any easier than this microwave Quiche in a cup.
  • This Simple Spanish omelette is perfect for those nights when you just don't feel like spending a lot of time in the kitchen.
  • Made with the best new season veg, this Spring frittata will be popular with the entire family.
  • In need of some lunch box inspiration? These Mini bacon and pea frittatas will be a great addition to your school lunch-making skills.
  • If you prefer your meals a little more 'gourmet', this Chorizo, kale and feta frittata will definitely be to your liking.
  • This layered Sweet potato frittata will convert even the fussiest of eaters. Totally yum!
  • These Spinach and pine nut mini quiches are great for entertaining, and freeze really well.
  • This recipe was created by Jay Rogers for Kidspot, New Zealand's best recipe finder. You can follow Jay at The Moodie Foodie.