Caramelised Onion, Pumpkin & Halloumi Frittata


This Caramelised Onion, Pumpkin and Halloumi Frittata is a delightful dish that you’re sure to make again and again!

Be sure you let it rest after cooking to give it time to settle, as it is quite delicate.

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Caramelised Onion, Pumpkin and Halloumi Frittata

This decadent frittata is a lovely balance of salty, sweet and sweet, with a divine creamy texture.
Course: Light Meal, Main Course
Cuisine: Italian, Nut Free, Vegetarian
Keyword: Pumpkin frittata, Thermomix frittata
Servings: 8
Calories: 277kcal


  • 60 g Parmesan cheese diced 1.5cm
  • 60 g baby spinach or kale stem removed
  • 300 g red onion quartered
  • 1 garlic clove 5g
  • 20 g coconut sugar
  • 20 g balsamic vinegar
  • 20 g olive oil
  • 20-40 g water
  • 300 g pumpkin diced 2cm
  • 150 g sour cream or cream
  • 100 g milk
  • 5 eggs
  • 180 g halloumi diced 1.5cm
  • 40 g pine nuts toasted in a dry frying pan


  • Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease a quiche dish with olive oil.
  • Place onions and garlic in mixer bowl. Chop 5 seconds/speed 5/MC on. Scrape down bowl.
  • Add sugar, vinegar, oil and 20g of the water. Set internal basket in place. Add pumpkin. Cook 10 minutes/steaming temperature/reverse/speed 1/MC off.
  • Remove basket from bowl. Stir onions, scraping the base of the bowl well. (If they are very dry, add a splash more water). Replace basket. Cook a further 5 minutes/steaming temperature/reverse/speed 1/MC on.
  • Remove basket from bowl, set aside. Transfer onions to a bowl, set aside.
  • Without washing mixer bowl, add Parmesan and spinach. Blitz 7 seconds/speed 7/MC on. Scrape down bowl.
  • Add sour cream, milk, eggs and halloumi. Combine 6 seconds/reverse/speed 3/MC on. Scrape down bowl.
  • Add pumpkin and onions. Combine 15 seconds/reverse/speed 2/MC on.
  • Transfer mixture to prepared dish. Sprinkle with pine nuts. Bake 45 minutes, or until golden and set.
  • Allow to rest for 10-15 minutes before slicing.


Serving: 1serve | Calories: 277kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 118mg | Sodium: 463mg | Potassium: 342mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 4240IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 388mg | Iron: 1mg

Please note, nutrition information is calculated via an online recipe nutrition calculator and is a guide only. It is provided as a courtesy and is not guaranteed 100% accurate. I am not a nutritionist or trained health professional.

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4 years ago

Do you think you could use Greek yogurt instead of sour cream?

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