Veggie frittata muffins

These savoury grab and go breakfast muffins can be prepared ahead of time and enjoyed hot or cold. They're packed with wholesome vegetables
Veggie Frittata Muffins
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Veggie Frittata Muffins
August 14, 2018
Level Easy
Preparation Time 15 minutes
Cooking Time 25-30 minutes
Serves 4-6
PHOTO BY Aasiya Jagadeesh
RECIPE BY Mart Leisegang
FOOD STYLING BY Mart Leisegang


2 cups courgette, grated
½ red onion, thinly sliced
¾ cup spinneysFOOD Cherry Tomatoes
2 cups spinneysFOOD Organic Baby Spinach
1½ cups spinneysFOOD Organic Mature Organic Mature White Cheddar, grated
spinneysFOOD Salt
spinneysFOOD Black Pepper
8 spinneysFOOD Organic Free Range Eggs
1½ cups spinneysFOOD Full Fat Milk
2 tbsp unsalted butter
6-8 slices spinneysFOOD Protein Bread
spinneysFOOD Flower and Herb Micro Greens to garnish


  • 1

    Preheat the oven to 180°C, gas mark 4.

  • 2

    Squeeze out all the extra liquid from the grated courgette.

  • 3

    Quarter the cherry tomatoes and place them in a bowl with the grated courgette, sliced onion, baby spinach and 1 cup of the cheese. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

  • 4

    In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs and milk and season well.

  • 5

    Pour the egg mixture over the vegetables and stir to combine. (You can stop here and leave the mixture covered in the fridge overnight, ready to bake in the morning, or continue and reheat the baked frittatas in the morning.)

  • 6

    Butter the sides of the muffin tin and fill ¾ of each cup with mixture.

  • 7

    Top with the leftover cheese.

  • 8

    Bake for 25-30 minutes, until the egg is set.

  • 9

    Let the frittatas cool before removing from the muffin pan and store them in an airtight container in the fridge.

  • 10

    To reheat, warm the frittatas slightly in a hot oven before serving. Serve with toasted protein bread and garnish with micro greens.


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