Fluffy Omelette

It’s a perfect breakfast recipe for a healthy start to your day.


    potatoes, scrubbed and cut into 1 cm (½ in) cubes :- 500 g

    baby spinach leaves, trimmed of any large stalks :- 225 g

    extra virgin olive oil :- 1 tbsp

    red capsicum pepper, quartered lengthways, seeded and thinly sliced :- 1nos

    green (spring) onions, thinly sliced :- 5–6

    eggs :- 5nos

    freshly grated Parmesan cheese :- 2 tbsp

    salt and pepper

tools required



Non stick frying pan

Large bowl


preparation method

Cook the potatoes in a saucepan of boiling water for 5–6 minutes or until almost tender. Put the spinach in a steamer or colander over the potatoes and cook for another 5 minutes or until the potatoes are tender and the spinach has wilted. Drain the potatoes. Press the spinach with the back of a spoon to extract excess moisture, then chop.

Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan that is about 25 cm (10 in) in diameter. Add the pepper slices and sauté over a moderate heat for 2 minutes. Stir in the potatoes and spring onions and continue cooking for 2 minutes.

Beat the eggs in a large bowl, season with salt and pepper and mix in the spinach. With a draining spoon, remove about half of the vegetables from the pan and add to the egg mixture, leaving the oil in the pan. Stir the egg and vegetables briefly to mix, then pour into the frying pan. Cover and cook, without stirring, for about 6 minutes or until the omelette is almost set but still a little soft on top. Now, you may serve it once the top is done. If you have a grill, you can finish cooking it there for a nice, brown 'crunch' on top. Preheat the grill.

Dust the top of the frittata with the Parmesan cheese and place under the grill. Cook for 3–4 minutes or until browned and puffed around the edges. Then cut into quarters or wedges and serve.

Serving Suggestions

    Serve it hot with bread.

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By: Chef Shantanu Gupte

Prep:20 Mins Cook: 15 to 30 minutes

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