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Simple Veggie Packed Frittatas For The Lunch Box

Frittatas are a quick and easy lunch for adults and kids, and super versatile.

This recipe features a yummy combination to get you started, but can easily be adjusted to suit your child’s tastes or what you have in the vegetable drawer. They’re perfect for a quick and easy addition to the lunchbox. This recipes features a terrific nut-free pesto from our Healthy Kids Lunchbox eBook.

We love the simplicity and flexibility of frittatas, which is why we often suggest them as part of the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.

Kids also love them as they can be made to suit their own (potentially fussy) food preferences. Get more ideas for simple recipes that are ideal for the lunchbox here.

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Simple Veggie Packed Frittatas For The Lunch Box
Servings
frittatas
Ingredients
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 garlic clove crushed
  • 4 sun-dried tomatoes chopped
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tbsp Super Green Pesto recipe in eBook
  • 4 tbsp grated tasty cheese
Servings
frittatas
Ingredients
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 garlic clove crushed
  • 4 sun-dried tomatoes chopped
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tbsp Super Green Pesto recipe in eBook
  • 4 tbsp grated tasty cheese
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 200°C. Grease or line 4 holes of a muffin tray, or use silicon trays.
  2. Heat oil in a small pan and fry garlic for a few minutes. Add sun-dried tomatoes and baby spinach, and stir until spinach is wilted. Remove from the heat.
  3. Crack the eggs into a bowl and whisk. Mix through pesto and half of the cheese. Add tomato mixture to the egg and stir to combine.
  4. Divide the mixture evenly between muffin tin holes. Sprinkle over remaining cheese. Bake for 20 minutes.
  5. Allow to cool, then remove from muffin tin holes and refrigerate until completely cooled. Frittatas will last for 2 days in an airtight container in the fridge.

* This recipe is a kids recipe from our Healthy Kids Lunchbox eBook and therefore does not include calories.

Some other frittata combinations could be:

Italian Frittata

  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1/2 chorizo sausage, sliced (or 6 slices pepperoni)
  • 2 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 6 olives, pitted & diced
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup grated tasty cheese

Potato & Ham Frittata

  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 2 slices ham, chopped
  • 8 pieces of roast potato
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup grated tasty cheese

This recipe, as well as lots of other great ideas and healthy alternatives, can be found in our very handy Healthy Kids Lunch Box Recipes eBook!HK lunch boxes

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