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Rice cooker vegetable frittata recipe

This simple rice cooker vegetable frittata can be made fast and easily using your everyday rice cooker. It's a fast wholesome meal and fun for the kids to make.

Serving Size:




  • 2 tbsp olive oil or butter
  • 1 small brown onion, finely sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 medium zucchini, finely sliced
  • 1 medium red capsicum, de-seeded and finely sliced
  • 1 cup potato, peeled, grated and with moisture squeezed out
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 tbsp grated cheese
  • salt and pepper


Step 1.  Heat the butter or olive oil over a medium heat in a frying pan.

Step 2. Add the garlic and onion and saute for two minutes. Add the capsicum and zucchini and cook for a further two minutes. Add the potato and continue to cook for another two minutes.

Step 3. Grease the rice cooker bowl with canola spray or olive oil. Add the eggs to rice cooker and lightly beat until combined. Spoon in warm vegetables and cheese, season to taste and set to cook with the lid on. If your frittata isn't cooked after the cook cycle you can leave it on the warm cycle for an extra 10 minutes to allow it to set.

Step 4. Remove the cooked frittata from the rice cooker by inverting onto a plate. Slice into four and serve with a garden salad.

Rice cooker frittata


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  • This recipe was created by Jennfer Cheung for Kidspot, New Zealand's best recipe finder.