cheap family recipes 

feed a family of 4 for (just over) £100 a month

Spanish Omelette

Don’t have any butternut squash? Use the same weight of any vegetables – carrots; frozen mixed vegetables; sweet potato; white potato. Whatever you have

 

 

cheap family recipes logo

spanish omelette

butternut squash is used in this tasty version
0 from 0 votes
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 25 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: budget meals, cheap family recipes
Dietary Requirements: Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 servings
Cost per portion 51p
Calories: 405.25kcal
Click on the check box to cross off Equipment, Ingredients or Recipe Steps completed.
If you click and buy anything, I may get a small commission on the purchase. It won't cost you anything extra. Some are just things that I like and/or use myself rather than necessarily best value 🙂
If you enjoyed this recipe, would you please consider leaving a review? It would really help

Ingredients

  • 60 g cheddar
  • 5 eggs
  • 160 g butternut squash cut into small cubes (approx 1 cm)
  • 160 g onion also diced
  • 10 ml oil for frying
  • splash milk
  • 1/2 tsp chilli
  • tsp garlic

Serve With

  • 320 g peas 80g each
  • 1 kg potatoes made into wedges

Instructions

  • Fry butternut squash for approx 10-15 mins gently until tender to the tooth
  • Add onion after 10 mins and fry until softened and browned.
  • Butternut squash will take longer so begin it 5-10 minutes before adding the onion.
  • Whisk egg, grated cheese, milk and spices together in a jug, and then pour over the cooked vegetables.
  • Cook for a few more minutes until most of the omelette seems solid.
  • Place under grill to brown the top.

Serve With

Notes

 
 
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
spanish omelette
Amount Per Serving
Calories 405.25 Calories from Fat 120
% Daily Value*
Fat 13.35g21%
Saturated Fat 5.22g33%
Cholesterol 220.35mg73%
Sodium 203.51mg9%
Potassium 1517.5mg43%
Carbohydrates 51.71g17%
Fiber 11.81g49%
Sugar 7.42g8%
Protein 22.25g45%
Vitamin A 5311.3IU106%
Vitamin C 72.76mg88%
Calcium 262.35mg26%
Iron 10.71mg60%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Tried this recipe?Mention @ThriftyLesley or tag #ThriftyLesley !

Why Not Try....?

Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate Truffles

cheap family recipes feed a family of 4 for (just over) £100 a monthRich and fudgy TrufflesSticky, fudgy, chocolate truffles - who can resist. They make fabulous gifts at any time of year, shoosh them up by wrapping the in cellophane and tying up with a ribbon. I buy...

Porridge (meal plan 2)

Porridge (meal plan 2)

cheap family recipes feed a family of 4 for (just over) £100 a monthPorridge - Meal Plan 2Raisins are used as they are a purple portion, the  hardest one to get. If you don't have them, use any other dried fruit - sultanas, home dried foraged apples or plums for...

Houmous Sandwich

Houmous Sandwich

cheap family recipes feed a family of 4 for (just over) £100 a monthHoumous Sandwich      Why Not Try....?Before putting together our meal planners we surveyed over 600 people to ask when faced with a tighter budget, which things they...

Take care of your family and your budget

Before putting together our meal planners we surveyed over 600 people to ask when faced with a tighter budget, which things they would struggle to give up.

Want to know more about how to feed yourself for £1 a day?

Print Friendly, PDF & Email