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Fluffy Bacon-Cheese Frittata Recipe

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My four best friend and I frequently rely on this recipe. Alongside English muffins and fresh fruit, this frittata makes a hearty, wholesome breakfast. —Sheryl Holsten, Alexandria, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 bacon strips, diced
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 5 eggs, separated
  • 1-1/4 cups milk
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley

Nutritional Facts

412 calories: 1 piece, 32g fat (16g saturated fat), 246mg cholesterol, 536mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0g fiber), 21g protein .

Directions

  1. In a skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp; remove to paper towels. Drain, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings. In the drippings, saute onion until tender. Remove from the heat; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, beat egg yolks, milk, flour and paprika until smooth. Add Swiss cheese. In a small bowl, beat egg whites and salt until stiff peaks form. Fold into cheese mixture.
  3. Pour over onion in skillet; cover and cook on medium-low heat for 12-15 minutes or until almost set. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese and bacon. Cover and cook 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Fluffy Bacon-Cheese Frittata in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2001, p166


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