Recipes and Cooking

Sweet Potato and Bacon Frittata with Rocket and Pear Salad

fritatta Preparation time 40 mins Serves 4 people

Ingredients

 

Frittata

  •        8 eggs
  •        ½ cup low fat milk           
  •        1 cup sweet potato, peeled and diced
  •        1 onion, diced
  •        80g bacon eye, diced
  •        Pepper to taste
  •        Spray oil

 

Rocket and Pear Salad

  •        1 bag rocket leaves         
  •        1 pear, thinly sliced or shaved with a vegetable peeler
  •        ½ cup walnuts, crumbled
  •        1 tsp balsamic vinegar
  •        3 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  •        Pepper to taste

 

 

 

 

Preparation

Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.

Crack the eggs into a bowl, add milk and whisk.

Spray an ovenproof pan or dish with oil, place onto the stove and heat.

Add sweet potato, onion, bacon and sauté lightly. Add the egg mixture.

Stir and place into the oven for 25 minutes or until cooked.

In the meantime, place rocket leaves onto a plate, sprinkle with pear and walnuts, drizzle with oil and vinegar, season with pepper.

Remove frittata from oven, leave to cool for 5 minutes, remove from pan and cut into portion size triangles.

Serve with rocket salad on the side.

Notes

For a twist, try smoked salmon, potatoes and dill or asparagus, goat’s cheese and whole almonds.