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Cheesy Potato Bacon Frittata Recipe

bacon frittata recipe

Frittatas are an Italian-style omelette enriched with various ingredients. This super simple egg-cheddar-bacon frittata recipe with potato crust makes the most mouthwatering breakfast!


4 slices bacon

2 cups (8 oz.) frozen hash brown potatoes, thawed

6 large eggs

1/4 cup milk

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 3/4 cups shredded cheddar cheese

1/2 bunch green onions, chopped

Sour cream, optional


Fry bacon in a 9-inch cast iron skillet over medium heat until crisp, 6-8 minutes. Remove bacon and set aside on a paper towel lined cutting board. If needed, scrape brown bits from pan with a metal spatula. Reserve 1 tablespoon of the drippings and coat bottom of pan. Add potatoes to skillet; cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Preheat broiler.

Beat eggs in a medium bowl. Stir in milk, salt and 1 cup of cheese. (You can also add in any small-diced vegetables you like). Add egg mixture to skillet; stir to combine. Cover; simmer until eggs are set on the bottom, 6 to 8 minutes. (Center will be wet.)

Uncover; top with reserved half of the bacon, remaining cheese, then the rest of the bacon. Transfer skillet to broiler; broil 5 to 6 inches from heat for 2 to 3 minutes or until eggs are set and cheese is melted. Garnish with chopped green onions.

Cut into 6 wedges and serve with sour cream, if desired.


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