Spring Vegetable Frittata


May 11, 2017

Bursting with beautiful colours, and fresh flavours, this Vegetable Frittata is the perfect way to welcome Spring. It’s packed with asparagus, broccoli and cherry tomatoes, as well as peas and spring onion. Cooked in cacao butter, this frittata does not require huge amounts of oil and boasts all the benefits of the cacao bean.

  • Takes
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 40 mins


      1Pre heat the oven to 200c

      2Heat 1-2 cacao butter beans in an ovenproof skillet over a medium to high heat

      3Once the cocoa butter has melted, add the asparagus and cherry tomatoes to the pan

      4Cover and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the cherry tomatoes burst

      5Place the ingredients for the frittata batter into a blender and blend until smooth.

      6Alternatively place the ingredients into a large bowl and whisk well until the batter is smooth

      7Add the rest of vegetables to the skillet and pour over the frittata batter, making sure it’s evenly distributed. Sprinkle the cheese over the top and place into the oven to cook for 30 minutes, checking it half way through.

      8Serve with peashoots or watercress salad.




      100 g asparagus, chopped

      100 g broccoli, chopped

      75 g frozen peas, thawed

      6 spring onions, chopped

      220 g tomatoes / approx. 20

      50 g feta cheese (or vegan alternative)

      2 CHOC Chick Cacao Butter beans

      Frittata Batter

      1/2 cup gram flour

      300 g silken tofu

      1/3 cup soy milk

      1/2 tsp Indian black salt

      3 tbsp nutritional yeast

      A pinch of black pepper, to taste

      Fresh parsley, to taste


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