Frittatas are like quiche’s casual cousin. Skip the crust and bake up a bunch of stuff in a skillet with eggs. Boom. The best thing about this meatballs frittata is that it enlists leftovers! I don’t know about you but my boys eat A LOT. So it’s tough to make meals, even batch cook meals last for two or three full meals. A great way to STRETCH a recipe is to add eggs.
By taking the leftover Turkey Meatballs and Zoodles from THIS RECIPE, baking them into eggs and slathering with pesto, we’ve got a whole other batch cook meal. Great for dinner with a side salad or breakfast to go all week.
Trust me, when you’re on a Whole30, this whole cook once, eat a zillion times thing, it works. When I make the Turkey and Pesto Zoodles, I pop the frittata right in the oven, and make it all at the same time. When we clean up after dinner and put everything away… we’ve got a whole other meal ready to go!
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Make the zoodles, make the meatballs, make the sauce. EVERYTHING YOU NEED HERE.
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A delicious leftover makeover recipe. Perfect for meal prep or brunch!
- 2 cups zucchini noodles (zoodles, see notes)
- 6 small meatballs (turkey meatballs, see notes)
- 6 large eggs
- 1/4 cup dairy free cream (coconut or cashew, see notes)
- 1 teaspoon fine salt
- 2 tablespoons Pistou (see notes)
- Pre-heat the oven to 400F.
- Grease an 8 or 9 inch skillet lightly.
- Spread the zoodles out over the bottom of the skillet.
- Make 6 holes in the zoodles and arrange the meatballs. I like to do this in a symetrical pattern.
- Blend the eggs, salt and cream in the blender for 45 seconds on high.
- Pour the egg mix into the skillet. Set the skillet in the oven on the middle rack.
- Bake for 25-30 minutes until the eggs are golden and the center is set.
- Remove from the oven, let it cool.
- Run a spatula under the frittata to separate it from the pan then flip it over onto a cutting board.
- Spread pistou (pesto) all over it. Slice, share, enjoy!
- In case you skipped the text in the post, the meatballs, zoodles and pesto are from a previous recipe, the link is above! See that post for those recipes and instructions on how to prepare the zoodles. Not to worry, it’s all very simple!
- * You can use coconut cream from a chilled coconut milk can or my DAIRY FREE CREAMER, recipe here: https://thecastawaykitchen.com/2018/03/dairy-free-keto-coffee-creamer-paleo-whole30/
- While this creamer has a little cinnamon and vanilla it is mild enough that it still works great in this recipe!
- Serving Size: 4