Feta and leek open omelette

Throw in some chopped bacon or chicken for a great meaty addition.
leek and feta frittata

Recipe from: 6/1/2003 12:00:00 AM
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 15 min


  • 30
    olive oil
  • 2
    leeks - washed and sliced
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3
    small baby marrows - sliced
  • 30
    chopped fresh mint
  • 45
    parsley - chopped
  • 6
    eggs - lightly beaten with 30 ml water
  • 115
    feta cheese - drained
Servings: Change Serving


Heat olive oil and sauté leeks until soft, then season with salt and pepper.

Add baby marrows and cook for another 5 minutes. Sprinkle with herbs and pour eggs over the top.

Crumble feta cheese over omelette and cook for five minutes. Finish cooking omelette under a preheated grill for another five minutes, or until golden and bubbling.

Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

Serve wedges of omelette with a good drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil.

Read more on: recipe  |  sauté  |  vegetables  |  vegetarian  |  eggs  |  grill


24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Tip of the day

Basic basil care
Basil wilts quickly, but will perk up when left in cool water for about 30 minutes. Then blot the leaves dry and store them at room temperature in a tightly sealed bag. If basil is stored in the refrigerator, it turns black.

Find a recipe


Inside Food24


Instagram: #Food24_sa


Millions of plastic particles in our food!

Scientists and researchers believe that almost five million tons of plastic is dumped in the oceans every year and it’s affecting our food.



Plastic on your plate
Prince George the green prince?
Lean, green, drifiting machine
One man's $1 million vision for an eco Africa

We're talking about ...

Festive recipes
A Festive Feast of Flavour from Checkers this holiday season!


50 outdoor eating spots in Joburg

Beautiful places to dine out in Joburg where you aren't gazing into a parking lot.


Find a restaurant

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.