Recipe

Spaghetti, vegetable and cheese frittata wraps

Need some lunchbox inspo? This frittata wrap recipe is a must-try. Pack with spaghetti, sneak in some vegetables and add a tasty sprinkling of cheese for a delicious wrap filling the kids will love

By Sarah Murphy
  • 20 mins preparation
  • 1 hr 5 mins cooking
  • 24 hrs marinating
  • Serves 8
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Ingredients

  • 100 gram spaghetti
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 red capsicum, finely chopped
  • 1 courgette, coarsely grated, squeezed of excess liquid
  • 10 eggs, at room temperature
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup parmesan, freshly grated
  • 1 cup tasty cheese, grated
  • 1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • 8 pieces wrap bread
  • 4 lettuce leaves, shredded
  • 2 tomatoes, thinly sliced

Method

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 160°C or 140°C fan-forced. Grease and line the base and sides of a 22cm square cake pan with baking paper.
  • 2
    Cook pasta in a saucepan of boiling water for 10 minutes or until tender, then drain. Rinse under cold water and drain again. Using scissors, cut pasta into shorter lengths.
  • 3
    Heat oil in a frypan over moderate heat. Add onion, capsicum and courgette, then cook, stirring, for 6 minutes or until soft. Transfer mixture to a large heatproof bowl. Cool for 5 minutes.
  • 4
    Whisk eggs and milk in a jug. Add the milk mixture, pasta, parmesan, half the tasty cheese and parsley to the vegetable mixture. Blend together well and pour into prepared pan. Sprinkle with remaining tasty cheese.
  • 5
    Bake frittata for 55 minutes or until just set in the centre. Cool in pan. Cover, then refrigerate overnight.
  • 6
    Cut frittata in half, then cut each piece into four slices. For each wrap, place a piece of wrap bread onto a work surface. Top with lettuce, tomato and frittata, then roll to enclose filling. Wrap in baking paper, then in cling film.

Notes

  • If your child has a sensitive tummy, skip the bread and serve in wedges. - Add red and white grapes, blanched snow peas and corn chips as lunchbox fillers.