Greens and Bacon Frittata

Fritatta is easy, perfect for using up odds and ends in your fridge, and a delicious source of protein that is packed with veggies.  It’s easy to put together as you’re doing other kitchen chores since the cast iron skillet is nice and thick and helps prevent burning even if you forget to stir your onions as they caramelize.

This dish uses a pinch of turmeric for the health benefits, and a pile of greens as well.

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Greens and Bacon Sunshine Frittata

 

Frittata dairy free

 

Greens and Bacon Sunshine Frittata: Easy & Delicious

Course: Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine: dairy free, GAPS, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Paleo, primal, SCD
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 344 kcal
Author: Cara Comini
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Ingredients

  • 2 slices bacon cut into 1/2 inch slices
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 6 mushrooms sliced
  • 4 cups loosely packed greens
  • 12 eggs
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk cream, or yogurt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 cup cheese shredded (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a large cast iron skillet over medium heat, sautee bacon for 5 minutes, or until it starts to release the grease. Add in mushrooms and onion and continue to sautee until bacon is crisp and onions are translucent. Dump in greens, and stir until wilted, about 3 more minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 375* F
  3. Gently mix eggs with coconut milk, pepper and turmeric. Pour over spinach mixture and put the whole pan in the oven. Remove from oven when center of the fritatta is set and has puffed up a bit, about 20 minutes.
  4. Top with cheese and return to the oven for 5 minutes, or until melted.
  5. Slice into wedges and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Greens and Bacon Sunshine Frittata: Easy & Delicious
Amount Per Serving (0.25 fritatta)
Calories 344 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 11g55%
Cholesterol 513mg171%
Sodium 376mg16%
Potassium 551mg16%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 3665IU73%
Vitamin C 11.1mg13%
Calcium 214mg21%
Iron 3.9mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

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