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Mushroom and Butternut Squash Frittata

Mushroom and Butternut Squash Frittata

Serves 5


2 tbsp olive oil

350g butternut squash, washed, deseeded and cubed 

half tsp dried chilli flakes 

1 clove garlic, crushed 

250g brown closed cup mushrooms 

6 eggs, beaten 

50g mature cheddar cheese 


Prep: 10 mins
Cooking: 20 mins
Serves 4 - 6 

Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan, add the squash and sauté for 5mins. Add 1 tbsp water, cover the pan with a lid or baking sheet and cook for a further 4 mins or until the squash is tender. 

Increase the heat, stir in the mushrooms and sauté for a further 4 mins. Stir in the garlic, chilli, and season to taste. Reduce the heat. 

Beat the eggs then pour into the pan, stir well. Cook for 1 minute, stir again then shake the pan to level the frittata. Reduce the heat, cover and cook for 4 mins until the egg has almost set. Sprinkle over the cheese and pop under a hot grill cook for further 2-3 mins until he top is golden. Serve in wedges with salad.