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WATCH: Easy peasy frittata muffins with Annabel Karmel!

Section: Meals & Baking

Have a go at this easy and delicious recipe by Annabel Karmel - the whole family will love, including fussy toddlers! Oh, and it's perfect for using up leftovers from the fridge! 

Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 35-40 minutes

Makes: 12 egg muffin cups


  • 8 new potatoes
  • 5 large eggs
  • 4 spring onions, chopped
  • 50g frozen peas
  • 75g Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 6 cherry tomatoes, chopped
  • Optional: ham, chicken or crumbles of bacon
  • Method

  • Preheat the oven to 180C Fan. Grease a 12 hole muffin tin with oil.
  • Cook the new potatoes in boiling water for 12 to 15 minutes until tender. Drain, cool and dice.
  • Mix the eggs in a large bowl. Add the potatoes, cheese, spring onions, peas and tomatoes. Season lightly and pour into the muffin tin.
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until well risen and golden.

A simple way to make individual frittatas is to bake them in a muffin tin . You can substitute the ham for chicken or crumbles bacon or for a vegetarian version add some chopped grilled red pepper or some peas ... This is a recipe from my new Family Cookbook ‘Real Food Kids Will Love ‘ .. 3 large eggs 2 tbsp milk 40g mature Cheddar cheese, grated 1 tomato , deseeded and finely chopped 3 spring onions, finely chopped 100g cooked new potatoes diced 2 tbsp fresh basil leaves 2 slices ham 1 Preheat the oven to 180C / 350F and grease a 6 jokes of a muffin tin with sunflower oil. 2 Best the eggs and milk together in a bowl. Stir in the remaining ingredients and season lightly . Spoon the mixture evenly between the greases muffin holes and bake in the oven for 15 to 20 minutes until set and risen 3 Remove from the oven and leave to cook for a few minutes in the run before removing with a palette knife . Eat hot or cold . They will keep in the fridge for 2 days . MAKES 6 INDIVIDUAL FRITTATAS #annabelkarmel #lunchboxes #healthyfoodforkids

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  • Author: Annabel Karmel Annabel Karmel
  • Job Title: Children's Food Expert

M&B's resident weaning expert Annabel Karmel has over 25 years of experience in children's nutrition and is a best-selling author... 45 cookbooks and counting! 

She even received an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for her outstanding work in the field of child nutrition. 

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