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Iron Skillet Frittata

Iron Skillet Frittata

An iron skillet frittata is one of my favorite healthy, low-carb, gluten-free breakfast dishes. It's fun to experiment with various ingredients. If you have meat lovers in your house, you can add bacon and ham, or if you want to go the vegetarian route, you can pack it full of healthy veggies. I tend to lean both ways, depending if I'm making it for myself or for all of the kids. As you take a look at the recipe below, remember that these ingredients are merely suggestions. I encourage you to get creative in the kitchen and add whatever ingredients you like. 

Ingredients 

  • 10 eggs
  • 1 cup bacon (cooked and chopped)
  • 1 cup cheese (depending on preference)
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 garlic glove
  • 2 cups chopped mushrooms
  • 4 cups spinach leaves
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. In a sauce pan, heat two tablespoons olive oil
  3. Saute garlic and onions until soft
  4. Add mushrooms to pan
  5. Add spinach to pan, a pinch of sea salt and a pinch of red pepper flakes
  6. Once the vegetables are cooked, transfer to an iron skillet
  7. Pour whisked eggs over the vegetable mixture
  8. Add another pinch of sea salt to egg mixture
  9. Add chopped bacon
  10. Top with cheese
  11. Bake for 20-30 minutes, depending on how hot your oven gets
  12. Serve with fruit, grits or a side salad

 

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