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Friday, 27 July 2018

Vegetable Frittata : LCHF

This LCHF Vegetable Frittata is a Julia McPhee recipe, and is a great addition to any low carb recipe collection. It's one that the family can enjoy, or why not keep it to the 'two of you' like Eddie and I so often do! If there are any leftovers - just keep them for tomorrow's lunch! 

Serves Four (but can easily be amended to suit)
1 cup Broccoli floweret's and stalk
1 cup Cauliflower floweret's and stalk
1 Zucchini (courgette) sliced into 2 cm slices
½ cup Mushrooms sliced (not too thinly)
1 small onion sliced into large pieces (quartered)
1 tbsp. Butter
1 cup Cream
4 Eggs
1 tbsp. Mustard, wholegrain (optional)
Salt and pepper
¼ cup Cheese, grated (cheddar works well)


Steam (or boil) broccoli, cauliflower, and zucchini (courgette) until just cooked but still very firm.
Drain and cool slightly. 
Heat butter in a small pan and add mushrooms and onion until both have softened slightly.
Place all cooked vegetables in a baking dish (20-30 cm). 
Beat eggs, cream and mustard, add salt and pepper and pour over the vegetables.
Top with grated cheese.
Bake at 180º C (350º F / Gas Mark 4) for around 30 minutes or until the dish is firm and browned on top. 

Nutritional Details Per Serving: 
Fat 31.7g Protein 10.4g Carbs 2.2g 

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Regular readers will know … there is a variety of recipe ideas within this blog, but please note, not all may be suitable for you. If you may have any food allergies, or underlying health issues these must always be taken into account. If you are a diabetic and not sure how certain foods may affect your blood sugars, test is best, i.e. use your meter. 

All the best Jan


Jo said...

It looks delicious. Perfect for a picnic lunch.

Tom said...

...looks cheesy good!

Valerie-Jael said...

Sounds very delicious. Hugs, Valerie

Martha said...

So much goodness in this. It looks delicious!

Linda said...

Neither. I love love scrambled eggs. I also love vegetables. Polluting my eggs seems blasphemous. You asked. Now, I think I will go scramble eggs for breakfast.

DUTA said...

It is indeed a great dish!. I make something similar with low fat cheese, and without the butter and the cream (calories, calories..).

Catarina said...

Another dish I will make!
: )

eileeninmd said...

Hello, it does look delicious. Thanks for sharing.
Happy Friday, enjoy your day and weekend!

Iris Flavia said...

Gotta try this on a cooler day (and in a pan).

Cheryl said...

Cant eat it myself but the family love frittata.
Nice simple dish and tasty.

Author R. Mac Wheeler said...

mmmm ... something I could try

wisps of words said...


Summer, in a dish!!!!!


Anonymous said...

Delicious food.


sandy said...

my husband would love this.

Lorrie said...

Looks delicious. Frittatas are a great quick meal. Love all the vegetables in this.

Mary Kirkland said...

Ever since I learned how to make these I've been making them with different ingredients. I love them.

Christine said...

This looks so good!

William Kendall said...

The recipe ingredients appeal to me, though I have never had zucchini.

Lee said...

As coincidence would have it I had a vegetable frittata for my lunch yesterday! :)

Elephant's Child said...

I do love frittata and have it often. I grill rather than bake mine though.

happyone said...

Oh yummy. That looks delicious.

Teresa said...

Todas las verduras me gustan. Feliz fin de semana.

Chris Lally said...

Sounds great for breakfast, lunch or dinner, Jan! Thanks!

NCmountainwoman said...

What a great recipe for summer veggies. I will definitely try it. Thanks.

Debbie said...

i like any kind of frittata, this one sounds very good and healthy!!

Amy at Ms. Toody Goo Shoes said...

A friend had me over for lunch yesterday, and made a similar fritatta. It was delicious. Now I can pin yours, and make it for myself!

Lady Fi said...

Sounds delicious.

Coloring Outside the Lines said...

This one looks and sounds delicious. Will have to try it- thanks for sharing!

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Yup this is one for soon!

carol l mckenna said...

Frittatas are wonderful!

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Magic Love Crow said...

So good!! Thank you so much Jan!! Big Hugs!