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Quick And Easy Air Fryer Breakfast Frittata

What better way to start your morning than with a breakfast frittata?

It’s the perfect air fryer breakfast – a quick and healthy meal that’s as flavorful as it is convenient.

So, let’s get cracking and take your breakfast game to the next level with this air fryer breakfast frittata!

breakfast frittata next to air fryer

🛒 What You Need

Aside from the egg, breakfast frittata can be as flexible as you like. Add in whatever ingredients you fancy or have to hand – onions, peppers, garlic, spinach, mushrooms, tomatoes, etc., are all great additions. Just think, all that goodness for breakfast!

Use the following suggestions as a starting point.

ingredients air fryer breakfast frittata


  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 each red and green pepper, chopped
  • 6 to 8 baby spinach leaves, chopped
  • Small handful of cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to season


  • air fryer
  • baking pan to fit your air fryer

👩‍🍳 Making It

Step 1

Once you’ve decided which ingredients you want to include, you need to prepare them by beating the eggs, chopping up the vegetables and grating the cheese.

Step 2

Grease the dish/tin with a tiny bit of butter or oil of your choice and put it in the air fryer. Turn the air fryer to 180°C/350°F and allow it to heat for 1 minute. Pull the tray out and add the chopped vegetables.

air frying chopped pepper

Air fry the peppers and cook for 3 minutes until they begin to soften.

Step 3

Mix the chopped spinach with the beaten eggs.

beaten egg and spinach

Step 4

Pour the egg and spinach over the softened peppers and sprinkle the grated cheese over the top.

frittata mixture in air fryer

Close the air fryer basket and air fry for a further 6 minutes, checking on it for 3 minutes to check how quickly it cooks.

The frittata is ready when the egg has set and is beginning to brown.

breakfast frittata in air fryer

Have you got an air fryer? Let me know in the comments if you make this air fryer recipe. If you have any questions about cooking with an air fryer, please feel free to ask away, too.

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breakfast frittata next to air fryer

Breakfast Frittata

Yield: 1 Frittata
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

There are endless combinations when it comes to creating frittatas. You can opt for a plain frittata (just add the eggs!) or get fancy and add a few shredded herbs to brighten it up. Frittatas also work well at pretty much any meal time.


  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 red pepper, diced
  • 1/4 green pepper, diced
  • 10 baby spinach leaves, chopped
  • Handful of cheddar cheese, grated
  • Salt and pepper to season, optional


  1. In a bowl, beat the eggs. Season with salt and pepper if required.
  2. Grease the pan with the oil or butter and place it in the air fryer. Switch to 180°C/350°F and allow to heat for a minute. Add the peppers and cook for 3 minutes.
  3. Pour the spinach and egg mix in. Sprinkle the grated cheese across the top. Cook for 6 minutes, checking halfway through to ensure it isn’t overcooking.


You Will Also Need:Pizza base/quiche/flan tin

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Tuesday 11th of April 2023

Hi Lidia First of all may i congratulate you on your recipes My query is this,i was a chef for many years,specialising in pastry and would love to do the likes of apple pie and crumbles in my air fryer,making my own pastry of course!! What tips can you give me please,i have got the foodi max Keep up the good work

Liana Green

Friday 17th of November 2023

Hi Bryan - thanks for your comment! I have tried making apple crumble in the air fryer and it comes out really well. I'm yet to try an apple pie, but it's on the list! I'd love to see some of your pastry creations! :)

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