Tex Mex Frittatas

Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 25 mins
Serves: 6

Diet: Gluten and Wheat Free

Cuisine: American

Type: Main

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Spice up a frittata with these Mexican flavours for a tasty light lunch. Serve them cold for a great picnic or lunch box filler.


  • 6 free range eggs
  • 150g chorizo - chopped
  • 1 bunch of spring onions - chopped
  • 420g can red kidney beans - drained and rinsed
  • A handful chopped fresh coriander leaves
  • 120ml cream
  • 50g grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 cloves of garlic - crushed
  • ½ tsp Tabasco pepper sauce
  • Olive oil - for greasing
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


Preheat oven to 190°C, 170°C fan, gas mark 5.

Grease a 6 hole, muffin tin. Heat a frying pan over a medium heat and add the chorizo and spring onion. Cook, stirring for 3 minutes until golden. Add the beans and cook for a further minute. Stir in the coriander and spoon the mixture into prepared tin holes.

Whisk the eggs, cheese, cream and garlic together in a jug and season with salt and pepper. Stir in the Tabasco sauce and pour this over the chorizo mixture.

Bake for 20 minutes in the pre-heated oven until set and golden.

Serve with a green salad and some sweet potato fries.