Chestnut and Brussels Sprout Frittata

by Edward Daniel

Tempt fate. And, quench that yearning sensation.

Chestnut and Brussel Sprout Frittata baked with citrus lemon, garlic, onion, turmeric, bitter parsley and earthy rosemary.

This dish will topple your belief that vegan food can’t be super nourishing.

Make this:

  • When your heart is palpitating for some yummy frittata as you lounge out of bed having overslept
  • When you’ve just come back from the gym and are peckish for a dish that’ll touch all your synapses
  • When you fancy a savoury start to your day as you head out for a tough session of rock climbing

Chestnut and Brussel Sprout Frittata was inspired when I’d friends staying over for the weekend and needed a lush brekkie dish before we embarked on visiting the free museum galleries around London.

Chestnut and Brussel Sprout Frittata is vegan.


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Serves: 8 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
( 1 voted )


  • 300g potatoes (sliced to 1cm in thickness)
  • 2tbs olive oil
  • 400g organic tofu
  • 25g oat
  • 100ml filtered water
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 onion
  • ½ lemon, juice and zest
  • 1tsp agar agar
  • 1tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • Few sprigs of parsley
  • Few sprigs of rosemary
  • 100g Brussel Sprouts
  • 100g chestnuts, chopped


  1. Pre-heat oven to gas mark 180 degrees Celsius, or if a convection oven to 160 degrees Celsius.
  2. In a blender combine the tofu, oats, turmeric, water, lemon, agar agar and salt. Whizz to a smooth consistency. Transfer to a large mixing bowl with the garlic, and chopped rosemary and parsley.
  3. Sauté the potatoes in the olive oil until the potatoes are golden brown on each side. Set to one side.
  4. Use the leftover oil to sauté the onions until translucent. Transfer to the mixing bowl with the minced garlic. Mix well.
  5. Line a baking tray with parchment paper. Using a pastry brush, line the sides with olive oil.
  6. Toss the potatoes, Brussel Sprouts and chopped chestnuts onto the base of the baking tray. Pour over the frittata mixture over.
  7. Cover with aluminium foil and bake in the oven for about 30 minutes until the Frittata becomes golden brown.
  8. Remove from the heat. Allow to cool. Serve either lukewarm or place in the fridge, and eat when cold.


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