Italian Zucchini Frittata

Italian Zucchini Frittata

From   Sunny Side Up

Prep: 10 minutes

Cook: 20 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: Fusion

Italian style omelette made nutritious with zucchini


  • Small zucchini, thinly sliced 3
  • Eggs 4
  • Fresh cream 2 tbsps
  • Parmesan cheese, grated ⅓ cup
  • Fresh basil leaves, minced 2 tbsps
  • Black peppercorns, freshly ground ¼ tsp
  • Olive oil 2 tbsps
  • Small onion, finely chopped 1
  • Salt ½ tsp
  • Garlic clove, minced 1


  • Break the eggs into a large bowl, add cream and whisk well. Add cheese, herbs and crushed peppercorns and whisk.
  • Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a large non-stick pan, add onion and salt, mix and saute for about 5 minutes. Add garlic and saute till fragrant. Add zucchini and saute for about 5 minutes.
  • Add the vegetable mixture to the eggs and mix well.
  • Heat the remaining olive oil in the same pan, pour in the egg-vegetable mixture. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 5 minutes or till the underside is lightly browned. Flip and cook the other side similarly.
  • Transfer onto a serving plate and serve hot.