Basil, Bacon & Red Pepper Frittata Recipe

Basil, Bacon & Red Pepper Frittata Recipe

June 07, 2019 | More from Keto

Basil, Bacon & Red Pepper Frittata Recipe

Try this basil, bacon & red pepper frittata recipe!

Frittatas the perfect solution when you want something a little more than scrambled eggs, but don’t have the energy for a quiche. If this sounds like your kind of mindset in the morning, then you’ll absolutely LOVE this simple recipe. There’s so much incredible flavor packed into each every bite that it’ll be hard to believe it only takes about 25 minutes to whip together!

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You’ll be hard pressed to find a better flavor combo than basil, bacon, and red pepper. This blend of flavor is absolutely perfect for an egg dish. It’s a hearty way to start your day without sacrificing your keto diet.  However, there’s ample protein that will help keep your body functioning at its best.

While frittatas are traditionally served up for breakfast, they can be enjoyed for brunch, lunch, or even dinner. Don’t be afraid to play up the sides to make the meal fit the occasion. It’s a delicious option that so many people will enjoy! Plus, the peppers, mushrooms, bacon, and cheese makes it a hearty meal that is sure to satisfy your hunger. The pop of flavor brought to you by the fresh basil is absolutely outstanding. It really ties the entire meal together. Not to mention, it is a beautifully colorful dish that is just as pleasing to the eye as it is to your tastebuds!

Low carb, delicious, and simple to whip up at home–basil, bacon & red pepper frittata are the keto meal that you need in your life. Never made frittatas before? No worries! Check out the detailed recipe to see just how simple it actually is. Finally, you can create a restaurant-worthy dish in your very own home! Try it for yourself and see what all the fuss is about!

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Basil, Bacon & Red Pepper Frittata Recipe
Macros per serving:
• 300 Calories
• 23g of Fat
• 19g of Protein
• 1g of Net Carbs
Servings6
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1tablespoon


    olive oil

  • 8


    slices bacon(chopped)

  • 1


    small red pepper(chopped)

  • 9


    large eggs

  • 1/4cup


    heavy cream

  • 1/4cup


    grated parmesan cheese



  • salt and pepper

  • 1cup


    diced mushrooms

  • 1/2cup


    fresh chopped basil

  • 1cup


    shredded mozzarella cheese

Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.

  2. Heat the oil in a medium ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat.

  3. Add the bacon and cook until browned then stir in the red pepper – cook until tender.

  4. Whisk together the eggs, heavy cream, and parmesan in a medium bowl then season with salt and pepper.

  5. Stir the mushrooms into the skillet and cook for 1 minute then stir in the basil and sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.

  6. Pour in the egg mixture, using a spatula to lift the ingredients so the eggs run under.

  7. Bake for 6 to 8 minutes then broil for 5 minutes to brown the top. Slice to serve.

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