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Bacon & Brie Frittata

Practically carb-free, this low carb bacon and brie frittata makes a great holiday brunch recipe.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 1 10-inch frittata
Calories 327 kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 slices bacon chopped
  • 8 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 4 ounces brie sliced thin (easiest to do when it's cold)

Instructions

  1. In a 10 inch saute pan, cook chopped bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove with a slotted spoon and let drain on a paper towel lined plate. Reserve skillet and 2 tbsp of the bacon grease.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk eggs with cream, garlic, salt and pepper and about two thirds of the cooked bacon. Set skillet over medium low heat and swirl remaining bacon grease to coat bottom and sides.
  3. Pour egg mixture into skillet and cook undisturbed until edges are set up center is still somewhat loose, about 10 minutes.
  4. Preheat broiler to high and set an oven rack on the second highest setting in the oven. Lay slices of brie on top of frittata. Sprinkle with remaining bacon. Broil until puffed and golden brown, about 5 minutes, watching carefully to make sure it doesn't burn.
  5. Remove and let cool a few minutes before serving.

Recipe Notes

Serves 6. Each serving has 1.91 g of carbs.

Food energy: 327kcal
Saturated fatty acids: 13.16g
Total fat: 25.93g
Calories from fat: 233
Cholesterol: 309mg
Carbohydrate: 1.91g
Total dietary fiber: 0.08g
Protein: 16.68g
Sodium: 658mg

Nutrition Facts
Bacon & Brie Frittata
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 327 Calories from Fat 233
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25.93g 40%
Saturated Fat 13.16g 66%
Cholesterol 309mg 103%
Sodium 658mg 27%
Total Carbohydrates 1.91g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.08g 0%
Protein 16.68g 33%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.