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Frittata Caprese with spinach, tomato and ricotta

This frittata spin on a traditional Italian caprese salad will be a winner at your next meal! Packed with delicious flavours including roma tomatoes, oregano and Parmesan and the milder flavour of ricotta cheese, this simple caprese frittata is a great midweek meal that's easy to make. 

frittata caprese 2449 Preparation time 35 mins Serves 4 people


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 250g mini roma tomatoes, halved
  • 6 sprigs oregano
  • Salt and pepper, to season
  • 4 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 8 eggs
  • ½ cup single cream
  • ½ cup finely grated parmesan, plus extra to serve
  • 1 cup (240g) ricotta
  • Basil leaves, to serve


  1. Preheat oven to 220°C (200°C fan forced).
  2. Heat oil in a 25cm non-stick oven proof frying pan over medium heat. Add the tomato, oregano, salt and pepper and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the spinach and cook for 30 seconds, or until wilted.
  3. Whisk together the eggs, cream, Parmesan, salt and pepper and pour into the pan. Move the mix around gently with a spatula to cover the base underneath the tomato mixture. Spoon over the ricotta.
  4. Transfer to oven and cook for 20-25 minutes or until golden and set. Set aside for 5 minutes to cool slightly.
  5. Scatter with basil leaves and the extra Parmesan to serve.