Quick and Healthy Air Fryer Veggie Frittata: A Budget-Friendly Family Delight

Are you ready to embark on a culinary journey that’s fun, healthy, and budget-friendly? Look no further than our Air Fryer Veggie Frittata! This recipe is not only a delightful treat for your taste buds but also a fantastic way to involve the kids in the kitchen and foster their culinary confidence.

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Veggie Frittata

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Main Course


  • 6 Eggs
  • Assorted veggies of your choice e.g., 1/2bell peppers, handful spinach, 2-4 tomatoes, 2-4 mushrooms
  • 1/3 cup Grated cheese optional
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • Handful Herbs such as chives or parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil spray


  • Prepare your chosen veggies by washing and chopping them into bite-sized pieces.
  • Lightly coat the air fryer basket with olive oil spray to prevent sticking.
  • Crack the eggs & spread the chopped veggies & herbs evenly in the basket.
  • Season with salt and pepper according to your taste.
  • If desired, sprinkle shredded cheese over the top for an extra touch of indulgence.
  • Place the basket in the air fryer and cook at 180c for about 13-15 minutes or until the frittata is set and the top is lightly golden. Want runny eggs try 10 minutes.
  • Once cooked, carefully remove the frittata from the air fryer and let it cool slightly before slicing. Add salad/vegetables to finish the meal of!
  • For babies cut into long strips for them alongside chopped salad!


Contains egg & dairy. You can omit or use dairy free cheese. 

Cooking with Kids: A Wonderful Bonding Experience


This recipe provides an ideal opportunity to engage your little ones in the kitchen. Let them choose their favourite veggies and encourage them to arrange the toppings and crack the eggs. Not only does this boost their confidence, but it also promotes a positive relationship with food and mealtimes.

Creating Rainbow Magic: Why It Matters


Kids are naturally drawn to colourful foods, and this frittata is a perfect canvas for creating a rainbow masterpiece. Discuss the importance of eating a variety of colourful fruits and veggies for good health while crafting a visually appealing dish.


No Need to Worry: A Perfect Starter Recipe


If you’re new to cooking with your kids, don’t worry if things get a little messy. The joy of learning and spending quality time together outweighs any spills or mishaps. As you and your kids gain confidence, you can explore more complex recipes and culinary adventures.


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Remember, each meal is a chance to create lasting memories and nourish the ones you love. Let’s make cooking and dining together an exciting family tradition!


Written by Dr Kirsty Porter, Children’s Dietitian.