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bacon corn and sweet peas frittata

Sweet Peas Frittata

A hearty bacon corn and sweet peas frittata that is loaded with cheese and lots of crispy bacon is the perfect way to start your day.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword Sweet Peas Frittata
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 323 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces bacon I used Applegate Organics
  • 1 cup sweet peas
  • 1 cup sweet corn
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 5 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 cups fontina cheese grated + ½ cup as garnish
  • 6 eggs
  • 3/4 heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 pepper
  • 1 tomato
  • fresh herbs parsley or cilantro

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Place a large (10 inch) cast iron skillet over medium-low heat and add the bacon slices to the cold skillet.
  3. When the bacon starts to curl, turn each slice to cook on the other side. Keep flipping and turning the bacon until desired crispness is achieved. Lay the cooked pieces on a paper towel.
  4. Add the onion and minced garlic to the skillet with the remaining bacon grease, season with salt and pepper, and cook until light golden, 8 to 10 minutes.
  5. In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs and cream until combined, season with a little salt and pepper and add the grated cheese.
  6. Crumble the bacon and add it to the skillet. Pour the egg mixture over the bacon and onion, add the sweet corn and sweet peas to the skillet. Stir the ingredients into the skillet, so they are evenly distributed.
  7. Transfer the skillet to the oven and bake for 30 - 35 minutes.
  8. Serve warm or at room temperature. Garnish with chopped tomatoes, grated cheese and fresh herbs.
  9. Store in the fridge and reheat in the microwave for a few seconds or as needed.

Recipe Notes

If using frozen sweet peas and frozen sweet corn, place them in a colander under warm water one hour before you start cooking. Make sure you drain all the water before adding them to the frittata.

Nutrition Facts
Sweet Peas Frittata
Amount Per Serving
Calories 323 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 179mg60%
Sodium 645mg28%
Potassium 228mg7%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 670IU13%
Vitamin C 4.8mg6%
Calcium 209mg21%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.