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Diet & Nutrition 04 Oct 2017

Recipe: Spinach & Feta Frittata

This egg-based dish is rich in protein and potassium

Eggs are high in protein and contain vitamins B2, B6 and D, as well as zinc and iron. Spinach is a great source of lutein, folate, potassium and fiber, which give your heart the boost that it needs.

Ingredients

(Serves 4)
  • 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • bunch spring onions, sliced
  • 140g package baby spinach
  • ½ teaspoon coarse sea salt
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 8 large eggs
  • 4 tablespoons whole-wheat breadcrumbs
  • 50g feta cheese, crumbled

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C (356°F).
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in an oven-proof medium pan over medium-high heat.
  3. Add the spring onions and spinach and cook, stirring for approximately 4 minutes.
  4. Stir in salt and pepper to season; remove from the heat.
  5. Whisk the eggs, 2 tablespoons of breadcrumbs and salt in a large bowl.
  6. Add the egg mixture and feta to the oven-proof pan & stir to combine. Sprinkle with the remaining 2 tablespoons of breadcrumbs.
  7. Transfer the pan to the oven and bake until the frittata is set andthe top is golden, about 15 minutes.
  8. Cut into wedges to serve.

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