Bacon Squeak Frittata

Serves:

Time to cook: 45 minutes 
 

Ingredients 

1x 15ml spoon (1tbsp) oil 
1 onion 
1 parsnip 
1 carrot 
1 large potato 
100g (4oz) cabbage 
200g (7oz) thick bacon rashers 
6 eggs 
 
Equipment
Vegetable peeler, vegetable knife, chopping board, saucepan, measuring spoon,
frying pan, wooden mixing spoon, colander, fork and small bowl.
 
Method
1. Prepare the vegetables:
  • peel and finely chop the onion
  • peel and finely chop the parsnip
  • peel and finely chop the carrot
  • peel and chop the potato into small chunks
  • shred the cabbage.
2. Place the carrots, parsnips and potatoes in a large saucepan of boiling water and
cook until soft (approximately 10 minutes).
3. Using a clean knife and chopping board, finely chop the bacon.
4. Heat the oil in a large, non-stick frying pan and cook the bacon and onion for 2-3
minutes, until lightly browned.
5. Drain the boiled vegetables.
6. Add the boiled vegetables and cabbage to the frying pan and cook until the
cabbage is soft.
7. Beat the eggs with a fork in small bowl.
8. Pour the egg mixture into the frying pan and cook for approximately 3-4 minutes
until just set.
9. Place the frying pan under a pre-heated grill until the mixture is golden brown,
crispy and completely set.
 
Top tips
  • Cut the frittata into thick wedges and serve with vegetables or a salad.
  • Serve cold for picnics or packed lunches.
  • Use left over vegetables in the frittata, rather than letting food go to waste.
  • Replace bacon with lardoons.
 
Did you know?
A frittata is an egg based dish, prepared in a similar way to an omelette, except that the eggs are beaten more to give a more ‘fluffy’ and deeper texture. They are usually served in sliced wedges, a bit like a pizza.
 
Skills

Weigh, measure, knife skills (bridge and claw), shred, boil, handle raw meat, shallow fry, drain, beat, mix and grill.

 
Nutrition information per 100g/serving: Energy 516/1549kJ, protein 7.6/22.9g, carbohydrate
7.0/20.9g, carbohydrate of which sugars 2.8/8.3g, fat 7.5/22.4g, saturated fat 2.2/6.5g, dietary fibre
1.6/4.9g, salt 0.8/2.3g, iron 0.9/2.8mg