Leftover ham and vegie tortilla

Leftover ham, extra vegies and roast potatoes can all go straight into this tortilla! It’s great for turning leftovers after big meal into a quick and light dinner or lunch.

Christmas ham frittata

Preparation & Cooking time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Servings: Makes 4 servings - Cannot be frozen


1 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
100 grams ham, sliced or shredded
2 - 3 roast potatoes, sliced
225 g cooked asparagus spears
75 g cheddar, grated
7 eggs
3 tbsp water
freshly ground pepper


1 Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan and cook the onion and garlic for 2 minutes.

2 Add the potatoes, asparagus and ham to the pan.

3 Beat the eggs with the water, season to taste and pour into the pan. Reduce the heat and cook for 10-15 minutes until it is almost set.

4 Sprinkle cheddar over the top and place the pan under a hot grill for 2-3 minutes, until golden and set.

5 Cut into slices to serve. Eat within 1 day.

Leftovers: Reheat and top with a poached egg, roast tomatoes or fried mushrooms for a weekend breakfast.

Variation: Try leek, broccoli florets, zucchini or green beans instead of asparagus. Sprinkle with feta or goats for a different flavour. The ham can be omitted for a vegetarian option.