Cheese and bacon baked frittata
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Time to make:
30 mins, prep 10 mins, cook 20 mins
$3.17 per serve
(at time of publication)
Full ingredients list:
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 175g short-cut bacon rashers, trimmed, diced
- 2 cloves garlic, crushed
- 1 cup frozen green peas, thawed
- 1 red capsicum, seeded, diced
- 2 tablespoons chopped chives
- 4 eggs, plus 2 egg whites
- 1/4 cup skim milk
- 1/2 cup low-fat ricotta
- broccolini, steamed, to serve
Nutritional information (per serve)
Instructions and steps:
Step 1 Preheat oven to 180ºC. Heat a non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Add onion and bacon. Cook for 5 minutes. Add garlic. Cook for 1 minute. Add peas and capsicum, cook for 2 minutes.
Step 2 Line a 26cm x 16cm baking tin with baking paper. Spread bacon and vegie mixture evenly in prepared tin. Sprinkle over chives.
Step 3 Whisk together eggs, egg whites, milk and half the ricotta. Pour evenly over bacon mixture. Top with remaining ricotta. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden. Serve with broccolini.
Try cooked chicken, asparagus and feta cheese instead of bacon, peas and ricotta.
About this recipe
First published: August 2009