A delicious broccoli frittata with Mozzarella and fresh herbs. A delicious vegetarian casserole with crispy vegetables. Great for a lunch with friends.
Sometimes you go for a delicious lunch with a friend. Or you want to enjoy a delicious lunch with your partner. Homemade and not in a restaurant. And what do you serve?
How about this broccoli frittata with Mozzarella. Baking it in the oven gives the frittata a delicious taste. Serve this vegetarian top recipe with a delicious salad and a fresh, crusty warm French baguette. And I'm sure every one will love your lunch.
Of course this simple recipe has been extensively tested and you can be sure that it's fool proof. I would say: It's a good taste! Have lots of fun!
What's the difference between an quiche and a frittata?
A quiche is made by filling a savory quiche dough (or puff pastry dough) with savory ingredients.
On the other hand a frittata is crustless. It looks more like an omelette (but then without the folding), which in this recipe is made in the oven.
Therefor it's an ideal recipe if you want to eat gluten-free or low carb.
How do you serve this frittata?
Frittata is served warm. And for a cozy lunch add a delicious salad and a crispy fresh baguette.
What to do with left overs?
You don't have to throw it away, for sure. You can store it and eat it reheated or cold. But always make sure, whichever way you choose to store your leftovers, to make sure you cool down your frittata quick and put it in an airtight container of bag.
You can store the frittata up to 2 days in the refrigerator. You can also freeze the leftover frittata up to 2 months. You just have to thaw it and eat it. By using these storage techniques you can also prepare this frittata in advance so you'll only have to warm it before serving lunch.
Tip If you don't want to eat the same frittata twice in a row, you can also chop it finely and mix it with mayonaise (and curry) to get a delicious egg salad which you can eat on a sandwich.
How do you prepare this broccoli frittata with Mozzarella?
A printable recipe can be found on the bottom of this blog post.
Step 1: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and brush a casserole with oil. Cut the broccoli in florets and cook for 5 minutes. Peel the stem and grate the broccoli.
Step 2: Bake the onion until it's translucent and add the garlic. Stir-fry the garlic short. Add the broccoli florets and grate. Mix the half of the Mozzarella cubes through the vegetable mix. Turn of the heat.
Step 3: Mix the eggs through the vegetable cheese mixture. Also add the chopped herbs. Flavor with salt and pepper and put everything in the casserole dish.
Step 4: Spread the rest of the Mozzarella on top of the frittata and put the casserole in the oven. Bake 30 minutes in the oven. Serve with a freshly baked baguette, salad or a creamy pasta.
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Broccoli frittata with Mozzarella
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- 5 eggs size m
- 125 grams mozzarella
- 500 grams broccoli
- 1 red onion
- 3 sprigs thyme fresh
- 2 sprigs rosemary
- 1 clove garlic
- salt and pepper
- vegetable oil
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (180 degrees Celsius).
- Grease a small baking dish.
- Chop the onion, garlic, thyme and rosemary needles finely.
- Slice the florets of the broccoli and grate the stem.
- Cut the mozzarella into cubes.
Broccoli frittata with Mozzarella
- Bring a pan with water to the boil and add the broccoli florets.
- Cook for 5 minutes or until broccoli is al dente.
- Heat oil in a frying pan and fry the onion for 3 minutes until it looks translucent ( not brown ), add the garlic and fry for 1 minute. Turn off the heat.
- Stir in the broccoli, grated broccoli and half the mozzarella cubes and mix.
- Break the eggs on top and mix with the broccoli mixture.
- Season with salt and pepper and put everything into a baking dish.
- Sprinkle with the rest of the mozzarella and place in the oven for 30 minutes until golden brown.