Spinach & ricotta Spanish omelette


150g small Charlotte potatoes, sliced
260g pack essential Waitrose Spinach
1 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, sliced
4 medium Waitrose British Blacktail Free Range Eggs, beaten
100g ricotta
3 tbsp skimmed milk
Mixed salad, to serve 


1. Cook the potatoes in boiling water for 6–8 minutes or until tender, then drain. Place the spinach in a large bowl, cover and microwave for 2–3 minutes or until just wilted, then squeeze the excess liquid out and roughly chop.

2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a 23cm frying pan and cook the onion
for 3–4 minutes until softened. Stir in the potatoes.

3. Beat together the eggs, ricotta, milk and wilted spinach. Pour into the pan, mixing to combine, and cook gently for 4 minutes.

4. Place the pan under a preheated grill for 3–4 minutes until the omelette is golden and completely set. Allow to cool slightly then slide out of the pan, cut into wedges and serve with salad.

Cook’s tip
Try grating over a little cauliflower ‘rice’ before popping under the grill for a crunchy topping.

Spinach & ricotta Spanish omelette
  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 15 minutes
  • Total time: 25 minutes 25 minutes

Serves: 2-3

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 1,303kJ
Fat 19.1g
Saturated Fat 5.9g
Carbohydrate 16.6g
Sugars 7.1g
Protein 18.5g
Salt 0.8g
Fibre 3.7g

168μg folic acid, per serving (for 3)

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This recipe was first published in Wed Dec 30 10:44:54 GMT 2015.