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Simple Vegetable Frittata

The perfect quick & easy weeknight meal to use up all those leftover veggies!
Course Breakfast
Keyword Simple Vegetable Frittata
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author Ruth Soukup


  • 1 small head broccoli cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 small zucchini cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 small leeks sliced
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 6-8 basil leaves
  • 8 eggs
  • 3/4 c. half & half or milk or evaporated milk
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. Lay basil leaves on top of one another then roll up tightly and slice. Set aside.
  2. Melt butter over medium-high heat in a large frying pan. Saute broccoli, zucchini, & leeks (or other vegetables of choice) until crisp tender, 6-7 minutes. Reduce heat to low.
  3. Whisk eggs and half & half in bowl until well blended. Whisk in basil, salt, pepper, & cheese.
  4. Spread out vegetables in pan so they are evenly distributed. Carefully pour egg mixture over vegetables. 
  5. Cover & cook on low until set and puffy, approximately 15-20 minutes.

Recipe Notes

Number of servings (yield): 6