Enjoy this Italian-style omelette with a twist. This courgette noodle fritatta with goats cheese and tomatoe recipe is a tasty low carbohydrate meal using courgette, a very low calorie vegetable which contains no saturated fat or cholesterol.  It is a great source of potassium, which helps reduce blood pressure and B vitamins and vitamin A. This dish provides good levels of protein in the egg and cheese, approximately 8 grams per slice.  This recipe is quick and easy for those on the go who want to prepare nutritious food in a short time.

Courgette noodle fritatta with goats cheese and tomatoes

Ingredients:

1 courgette spiralized

Black pepper

¼ cup tomatoes sliced

4 eggs

1 1/2 tablespoons goats’ cheese (crumbled)

Method:

Heat pan with 1 Cal spray over medium/high heat

Add courgette and pepper and cook for 3 minutes

Place tomatoes over noodles and press down

Pour over eggs and sprinkle cheese on top

Cook for another minute, then cover and reduce heat, let it cook for a further 5-7 minutes

Cut into 2 inch slices and serve

Serves 4

2 servings provides 15 grams of protein.

Blog Post by Claire Jackson