Cauliflower & Kale Frittata

Make the most of kale and cauliflower while they are in season by cooking this frittata! Try this simple recipe which is low in carbs as well.

Cauliflower & Kale Frittata - The Beginner's Cookbook Recipe
Cauliflower & Kale Frittata – The Beginner’s Cookbook Recipe

What you need:

  • A knife and a chopping board
  • A pan that can go in the oven to cook the frittata
  • A large bowl to make the egg preparation
  • A whisker (or a fork)

Ingredients for 4 persons if you serve it with a side salad:

  • 2 cups cauliflower florets
  • 4 cups kale
  • 8 eggs
  • 1 onion
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup Manchego cheese
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt & pepper

Before you start:

  • Cut the cauliflower in small florets
  • Chop the kale if needed
  • Peel & then dice the onion
  • Peel & then finely slice the garlic cloves
  • Grate the cheese if needed

Ready to go?

  • Preheat the oven, setting it up on grill.
  • On medium-high heat in a pan (make sure it can also go in the oven) add 1 tablespoon olive oil, the diced onion and cook for 5 minutes until it starts to brown, stirring from time to time.
  • Add the cauliflower florets, 1/4 cup water, cover and cook for 5 minutes till tender. Then add the kale, garlic, thyme, salt & pepper and cook for a few minutes till the kale is wilted (stir from time to time).
  • Whisk the eggs in a large bowl, add the paprika, salt & pepper, the vegetable preparation you just made. Gently mix together.
  • In the now empty pan, add 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium heat, pour in the egg/vegetable mixture, add the grated cheese on top, cover and cook till the edges are set (between 5 to 10 minutes).
  • Now put the pan in the oven set up on grill for a few minutes till the top of the frittata is cooked.

This recipe is from EatingWell’s Cauliflower & Kale Frittata. Check their website for delicious recipes. They also have a great seasonal food section.

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