Broccoli Cheddar Frittata | Super Simple

This broccoli cheddar frittata makes planning for brunch or a weeknight dinner easier than ever. Whip it up, put it in the oven and go do something else. In 20-30 minutes, you have a healthy, delicious, protein and veggie-packed meal. I’m a big fan of this crustless quiche dish because you’ve already covered your green veggies for the meal in this dish – you don’t even have to make a salad. Eggs, broccoli and cheddar cheese complement each other not only in terms of flavor but also nutrition. I’ve always been interested in food pairings that boost nutrition and I enjoy reading about them.  Broccoli is rich in Vitamin C, which helps with the absorption of nutrients like Vitamin D from the eggs.

Broccoli Cheddar Frittata

You can pair this frittata with toast and a spicy soup like this one or even a tomato-based pasta like this one. Bonus: if you make a big batch or have leftovers of your broccoli cheddar frittata, it keeps well in the fridge for breakfast the next morning! Just leave a slice out for 30 minutes to come to room temperature or microwave for a few seconds if you prefer. This recipe is gluten-free and keto-friendly.

If you make this healthy veggie frittata, I’d love to hear what you think! Leave a comment below or get in touch on Instagram @theindiaedition.

Broccoli Cheddar Frittata | Super Simple
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Serves: 2
  • 100g or 1½ cup broccoli florets
  • 3-4 tbsp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 4 eggs
  • 80ml or ⅓ cup milk of your choice
  • ¼ tsp salt or to taste
  • A pinch of garlic powder
  • Crushed red pepper, to taste
  • 1 tbsp olive oil to coat the dish
  1. Preheat the oven to 375F (190C).
  2. In a large bowl, beat the eggs, milk, garlic powder and salt together until combined and frothy.
  3. Place the broccoli in boiling water for a minute, then drain the water.
  4. Coat a baking dish (7-8 inches) with olive oil. Layer the broccoli in the baking dish.
  5. Pour in the egg mixture and sprinkle the cheese on top.
  6. Bake on the middle rack at 375F for 25-30 minutes or until a knife comes out clean when inserted in the frittata. Different ovens behave differently, so check on your frittata at the 20 minute mark.


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