Delicious Cabbage and Egg Frittata: A Surprising Delight

The combination of tender cabbage and fluffy eggs creates a delightful and unexpected flavor in this Cabbage and Egg Frittata. It’s a healthy and delicious alternative to traditional pizza, packed with vegetables and perfect for any meal of the day.


This frittata is incredibly versatile and easy to make. You can enjoy it hot from the oven for a hearty breakfast, a quick lunch, or a light dinner. The addition of spices and optional cheese takes it to the next level, making it a dish that , stirring occasionally.



  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 medium Onion, chopped
  • 1 Carrot, grated
  • 2 lb / 900g white Cabbage, shredded
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Oregano
  • 1/2 tsp Sweet Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp Onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp Dry Parsley
  • 5-6 Eggs
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tbsp All-purpose Flour (optional)
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil (for frying)
  • Fresh parsley (optional)
  • Manchego cheese (optional)


  1. Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large pan over medium heat.
  2. Add the chopped onion to the pan and fry for about 5 minutes until translucent.
  3. Add the grated carrot to the pan and fry for another 2 minutes.
  4. Add the shredded cabbage to the pan and fry for 10-12 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  5. Season with salt, black pepper, oregano, sweet paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, and dry parsley. Mix well.
  6. In a large bowl, beat the eggs with a pinch of salt.
  7. Add the cooked cabbage mixture to the eggs and mix well. If desired, add 1 tablespoon of all-purpose flour for extra binding.
  8. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a clean pan over medium heat. Pour in the egg and cabbage mixture and fry for about 2 minutes until the bottom is set.
  9. Transfer the pan to a preheated oven at 400°F/200°C and bake for 4 minutes.
  10. Optionally, add Manchego cheese on top and finish under the broiler for 1 minute until the cheese is melted.
  11. Sprinkle with fresh parsley and serve hot.

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 35 minutes | Total Time: 50 minutes
Kcal: 200 kcal | Servings: 4 servings

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