Friday Favourites Recipes

Friday Favourites: Individual Frittatas with spinach, capsicum and mushroom

March 24, 2017
Individual Frittatas

 

Individual frittatas

 

Individual frittatas are great to have on hand for a healthy snack or light lunch.  Preparing a batch ahead of time will provide a healthier alternative for snacks.  They are also quick and easy to prepare and can be stored in the refrigerator or frozen in batches.  Served warmed or cold they are perfect for unexpected afternoon tea guests or picnics or even school lunches.

I’ve used spinach, capscium and mushrooms but you can use any vegetables on hand.  If you use sweet potato you would need to partially bake or steam first as it takes longer to cook.

I’m a fairly rustic in my approach to cooking so I just roughly chop the herbs and vegetables. These are so easy to prepare and also great to have on hand for unexpected visitors.  I’ve chosen this recipe for my Friday Favourites post this week.

Individual Frittatas with spinach, capsicum and mushroom – Makes 12 large muffins.

Individual Frittatas

Ingredients

8 eggs

1/2 tablespoon oregano, chopped

1/2 tablespoon chives, chopped

1/2 cup baby spinach leaves torn into pieces

1/2 cup red capsicum (red pepper) chopped

1/2 cup baby mushrooms, chopped

1/2 cup grated cheese

2 tablespoon natural yoghurt

3/4 cup of milk or light cream (or enough to make the  mixture ‘runny’)

Method:

  • Prepare a muffin tray and spray with oil to stop any sticking and to make it easier to remove the frittatas when cooked and cooled.
  • Preheat oven to 180C or 350F
  • Whisk eggs in a bowl and then add all the ingredients together.
  • Pour into a muffin tray
  • Cook in oven for 20 minutes or until firm to touch.
  • Allow to cool and then remove from muffin pan
  • Store in a container in the refrigerator for a few days or I prefer to freeze and just use what I need each time.

Enjoy!

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24 Comments

  • Reply Toni Pike March 24, 2017 at 05:41

    Thanks Sue – will definitely make that. They look delicious.

    • Reply Sue Loncaric March 24, 2017 at 05:51

      They are very tasty Toni and quick and easy to make. I have them as a snack during the day or light lunch. Have a lovely day and thanks for stopping by to comment. xx

  • Reply Leanne | crestingthehill March 24, 2017 at 15:02

    They look delicious Sue – and a great way to have as much to eat as you like with neat and tidy left overs for later on. When there’s only two of you eating, this is always a consideration (and they’re healthy too!)

    • Reply Sue Loncaric March 24, 2017 at 15:21

      They are tasty Leanne. I’m not really one for measurements so I had to try to be a bit more methodical. Usually I just throw it all in! I’m making a larger one for our family brunch on Sunday. Have a great weekend!

  • Reply Carol ("Mimi") March 24, 2017 at 23:54

    Something that both meat-eating me and my vegetarian husband would like! These look quite yummy!

    • Reply Sue Loncaric March 25, 2017 at 05:53

      They are certainly yummy Mimi and so easy to make. My husband enjoyed them so hopefully your husband will too! Have a great weekend and thanks for stopping by. x

  • Reply Rose March 24, 2017 at 23:58

    Looks so good! I love the idea of baking individual servings in muffin tins!

    • Reply Sue Loncaric March 25, 2017 at 05:52

      Yes Rose, making them as individual servings are ideal for snacks on the run. Have a great weekend.

  • Reply Donna March 25, 2017 at 02:20

    I cannot wait to try these… I actually shared it on my website fb page…..this recipe is definitely one I know I will love.

    • Reply Sue Loncaric March 25, 2017 at 05:50

      They are simple and quick to make Donna and so tasty. Thank you for sharing on your FB page. You can put anything you like into them. Have a great weekend and let me know if you make them x

  • Reply Teri March 25, 2017 at 05:51

    Yummy! I never thought of making individual fritatas. Great idea. I can freeze them and enjoy them in spite of all the egg-haters in my house. LOL

    P.S. Love the name of your blog. 🙂

    • Reply Sue Loncaric March 25, 2017 at 05:55

      Hi Teri thanks for visiting and yes it is a fun blog name. I had to add & Beyond as I turn 60 this year! I’m sure even your egg-haters will love these and they are great for a quick snack on the go. Have a beautiful day x

  • Reply Alana March 25, 2017 at 08:18

    So simple. Pinned this.

    • Reply Sue Loncaric March 25, 2017 at 16:19

      They really are simple Alana – my kind of cooking. Thanks for stopping by and also pinning. Have a great weekend. x

  • Reply Monica Matthews, how2winscholarships.com March 25, 2017 at 10:44

    Ooohhhh….so pin-worthy! Do you deliver? 😉

    • Reply Sue Loncaric March 25, 2017 at 16:18

      Hmmm, yes I could deliver Monica it might take me over 12 hours to reach you depending on where you live. I’m sure an overseas flight would be in order. LOL:)

  • Reply Janet aka Middle Aged Mama March 25, 2017 at 14:57

    Oh now you’re making me hungry! Bookmarking 🙂

    • Reply Sue Loncaric March 25, 2017 at 16:17

      They are hard to stop at one Janet that is for sure! Thanks for stopping by and have a great weekend. x

  • Reply shelley March 27, 2017 at 09:47

    Oh my – these look yummy! Will definitely put this on the list of recipes to try (and I LOVE spinach!)

    • Reply Sue Loncaric March 28, 2017 at 09:20

      They are yummy Shelley and so quick and easy to make. I’m a spinach fan as well although kale I’m not so sure of. Have a great day Shelley!

  • Reply Kathleen - Bloggers Lifestyle March 28, 2017 at 17:26

    A good reminder thanks, Sue. I am going to make these, a great idea to freeze and use as needed.

    Kathleen
    Blogger’s Pit Stop

    • Reply Sue Loncaric March 30, 2017 at 08:49

      Yes they are so quick and easy Kathleen. Good for unexpected guests as well. Have a great week and thanks for Bloggers Pit Stop!

  • Reply Menaka Bharathi - Bloggers Pit Stop Crew March 29, 2017 at 11:06

    Looks really wonderful, let me try some of these. Thanks for joining the Bloggers Pit Stop

    • Reply Sue Loncaric March 30, 2017 at 08:41

      I hope you enjoy them Menaka and thanks for hosting Bloggers Pit Stop!

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