Bacon-Crusted Frittata


I love me a good frittata. I don’t think I’ve ever had one I loved as much as this one. I decided to make the bottom a bacon “crust,” and it was amazing! You could add more bacon for a thicker crust if desired. Without further adieu, here’s my Bacon-Crusted frittata! 

Bacon-Crusted Frittata
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Serves: 8
  • 8 eggs
  • 3 sweet mini peppers or 1 red/orange bell peppers
  • ½ lb bacon, chopped
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • ½-3/4 cup cheese (optional)
  • salt/pepper to taste
  • pinch red pepper flakes
  1. Heat a cast iron skillet over medium heat and preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Add chopped bacon and peppers to pan, and allow to cook for a few minutes.
  3. Add in garlic, then continue to cook until bacon is browned.
  4. While the bacon is cooking, whisk together eggs, ½ of the cheese, and salt & pepper.
  5. Reduce heat in skillet to low, flatten the cooked bacon and peppers on the bottom of the pan, and then pour in eggs.
  6. Note: DO NOT STIR!
  7. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and red pepper flakes, and let cook for a few minutes on stove until beginning to set.
  8. Place in oven and cook another 10-15 minutes, until completely set.
  9. Remove from oven and let sit for about 5 minutes before serving.
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