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Kids' sweet potato and chorizo frittata recipe

Kids' sweet potato and chorizo frittata recipe

3 ratings

Sweet potato and spicy chorizo are a match made in frittata heaven in this easy lunch recipe for kids. Let any leftovers go cold then keep them in the fridge; they'll be delicious served cold the next day. See method

  • Serves Serves 2 with leftovers
  • 5 mins to prepare and 25 mins to cook
  • 524 calories / serving


  • 1 medium sweet potato, diced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 spring onions, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 8 slices chorizo, chopped
  • 5 eggs, lightly whisked
  • handful shredded lettuce leaves
  • ¼ cucumber portion, cut into chunky rounds
If you don't have any spring onions, try using white onions or leeks and adjust the amount accordingly

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    35g 50%
  • Saturates

    8g 41%
  • Sugars

    8g 9%
  • Salt

    1.4g 24%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 28.3g Protein 25.5g Fibre 4.7g


  1. Preheat the oven to gas 6, 200°C, fan 180°C. Bring a large pan of water to the boil and simmer the sweet potato for 10 mins until tender, then drain.
  2. Heat ½ tbsp oil in a 20cm ovenproof frying pan or shallow casserole dish over a medium heat, then add the spring onions, garlic and chorizo and cook for 2 mins. 
  3. Tip into a mixing bowl and add the drained sweet potato. Pour in the whisked eggs and stir to combine the veg and eggs. 
  4. Add the remaining oil to the pan, then tip in the frittata mix. Cook over a medium heat for 5 mins until the base is cooked and the mix is beginning to come away from the edges. Transfer the frittata to the oven and cook for 10 mins until golden and set in the middle. 
  5. Leave to cool slightly, then invert the frittata onto a chopping board or serving plate. Serve with the lettuce and cucumber.

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Cooking for children: There are no reference intakes for children and all of these recipes are based on recommendations for an adult woman's portion size. In children of different ages, there is variation in their energy (calorie) requirements and nutrient recommendations. If you are interested in which portion size is best for your child, you can visit the School Food Standards.

As part of a healthy diet, we recommend this recipe for a special occasion or treat.

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