Kale, pea and pasta frittata with chunky chimichurri pesto

Food24
4 servings Preparation: 20 mins, Cooking: 30 mins By Food24
Tap for method
Tap for method

Ingredients (21)

FRITTATA
5 ml fresh chillies — 573
250 ml baby marrows — sliced
2.5 ml garlic — cloves, finely chopped
250 ml lacinto kale — chopped
250 ml peas — cooked
250 ml risoni pasta — cooked
125 ml ricotta cheese — crumbed
6 eggs — large
125 ml cream
2.5 ml salt
chimichurri
1 garlic — large cloves
1 green chilli
½ spring onions
125 ml fresh basil
125 ml fresh mint
125 ml fresh parsley
45 ml walnuts — toasted
30 ml vinegar — red wine
125 ml olive oil
salt and freshly ground black pepper
Tap for ingredients
Tap for ingredients

Method:

For the frittata, preheat the oven to 180°C and grease a 22cm ovenproof pan with nonstick cooking spray. 

In another pan, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the baby marrows and garlic and sauté, 5 mins. Add the kale and peas and cook, 1 min. 

Remove it from the heat and stir in the pasta and ricotta. Whisk the eggs, cream and salt together in a large mixing bowl. 

Stir in the prepared vegetable mixture and transfer the mixture to the prepared pan. Arrange a kale leaf or two on top as decoration. 

Bake for 25-28 mins until firm. 

For the chimichurri, combine all of the ingredients in a food processor and blend until chunky. Season it to taste. 

To serve, cut the frittata into wedges, top with a dollop of chimichurri sauce and garnish with pea shoots. 

TIP: 
The lacinato kale can easily be replaced with curly kale, spinach or Swiss chard, if preferred. 

TIP: 
Replace the cream with coconut cream for a dairy-free alternative. 

ALSO TRY:  

Pea, mint and goat’s cheese frittata

A wholesome veggie dish that’s ideal for Meatfree Monday!

Related Recipes

Next Post

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Food24 Team Loves

Newsletter

Get weekly access to our best recipes, tips and tricks

Sign Up

Login to your account below

Fill the forms below to register

Subscribe to Newsletter

Retrieve your password

Please enter your username or email address to reset your password.