Charred Corn and Broccolini Frittata

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 20 minutes

Serves: 6 People

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  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 20 minutes
  • Total time: 30 minutes
  • Serves: 6 People


  • 1 Leek
  • 2 cobs Corn
  • 1 bunch Broccolini
  • 1 small handful Parsley
  • 50 g Cheese (pecorino, manchego, Parmesan)
  • 1 Lemon
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • 100 mL Full cream milk
  • 12 Eggs
  • 1 heaped tsp Paprika
  • Olive oil


  • 1)

    Set oven to 180C on fan setting.

  • 2)

    Put pan on stove on low heat (preferably one that can go straight in the oven, otherwise will need to turn mix out onto a baking tray to go into oven).

  • 3)

    Chop up leek into 1/2cm disks.

  • 4)

    Put approx 4 tablespoons of olive oil into pan and put leeks into pan to sweat down Increase to medium heat.

  • 5)

    Dehusk corn, chop kernels off corn and set aside in bowl.

  • 6)

    Crack your eggs into a mixing bowl.

  • 7)

    Set aside leeks once cooked down, softened and becoming translucent. Leave pan on medium heat.

  • 8)

    Add milk into mixing bowl with eggs and whisk.

  • 9)

    Put corn on stove in pan on a high heat with olive oil to char.

  • 10)

    Cut broccolini into long thin quarters.

  • 11)

    Finely chop garlic.

  • 12)

    Add garlic and broccolini to pan once corn has some good colour.

  • 13)

    Sprinkle paper over the broccolini and corn and add a zest of lemon. Turn pan down to low.

  • 14)

    Add leek to egg mixture.

  • 15)

    Finely chop some parsley and put into egg mixture.

  • 16)

    Grate cheese into egg mix and mix.

  • 17)

    Put a little bit more olive oil into pan with corn and broccolini to ensure it won’t stick, then pour egg mixture into pan evenly.

  • 18)

    Increase to high heat.

  • 19)

    Cook in pan to seal for 2-3 minutes.

  • 20)

    Put into oven for 15-20 minutes.

  • 21)

    Serve with a sprinkle of salt, crack of pepper and squeeze of lemon.

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