Hungry gap kale frittata

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Hungry gap kale frittata

Postby vivienz » Tue Jan 29, 2019 10:32 pm

I bought a bunch of hungry gap kale at the market last weekend, more out of curiosity than anything else, as I've never tried it before. Very nice it is, too. I had also bought a bag of lovely plump romano peppers, so sweated these off with a leek whilst giving the kale a quick soften up in a pan of boiling water. Popped the drained kale onto the peppers and leek, then poured over some beaten eggs, topped off with some feta cheese that's been lurking in the fridge for a while. Finished off in the oven for 20 minutes then served with some garlic bread. Yum, yum.

I find some kale varieties a bit tough, to be honest, but this was very nice - good enough to grow a bit for next winter once I'm up and running. I still think that black Tuscan kale is nicer, but this made a pleasant change.
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Re: Hungry gap kale frittata

Postby Diane » Wed Jan 30, 2019 10:08 am

Oooh....like the sound of that meal.
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Re: Hungry gap kale frittata

Postby Primrose » Wed Jan 30, 2019 12:49 pm

That sounds delicious and I would have given it a try but the damned wood pigeons have descended on my plants despite the netting, over the past few days and pecked everything worth taking. I'm VERY cross. I still have some Cavalo Nero though and will try that.
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Re: Hungry gap kale frittata

Postby Westi » Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:07 pm

I love frittata for using up the veg & stuff, a nice comfort winter meal that doesn't need stewing for hours! I grow Cavalo Nero & curly kale as both soften nicely as I agree some kale can be too tough. I like kale, potato & chorizo; definitely some Feta, peppers, kale; in fact kale pops into quite a few of these, but I have been known to throw in left over roast pumpkin with bacon lardons. And leftovers from the frittata make for a nice work lunch with a bit of salad too.
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