A frittata made with the classic Italian salad ingredients of tomato, avocado, mozzarella and basil. All the ingredients of a salad but in a frittata! A great dish for brunch, lunch or dinner. Or even breakfast should the mood take you!
I had all the ingredients for a classic Italian tri-colour salad in the fridge but had a lunch time hankering for a frittata. I have previously admired an avocado frittata recipe and thought why not throw the other ingredients into a pan too. It is bright and colourful with the taste lifted by the basil leaves. The mozzarella cheese gives a delightful softness to the frittata too. Perfect served with a leafy salad on a summer's day!
- 1 avocado peeled and sliced
- 1 125 g ball of fresh Mozzarella sliced
- 3 ripe tomatoes sliced
- 5 eggs
- 1/4 cup whole basil leaves
- 2 tblspn olive/coconut oil
- 1/2 tspn salt
- 1/ 2 tspn black pepper
- Beat the eggs thoroughly in a bowl and season.
- Heat the oil on a medium heat in an 8 inch frying pan.
- Before the pan gets too hot, layer the avocado, tomato, basil leaves and mozzarella around the pan in a circle.
- Pour the egg mixture over and cook for 7-10 minutes until the bottom half is firm.
- Place until a grill for another 5 - 7 minutes until the frittata is firm and golden on the top.
- Eat and enjoy!
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