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Spinach and Bacon Frittata
with paleo raspberry yogurt parfait

Active: 50 min Total: 50 min
The past few years, we've made a tradition of offering a festive brunch-style meal on Christmas. Even if you don't serve it for brunch / breakfast, a homemade savory frittata is a satisfying meal any time of day.
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Ingredients

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Servings:
4
Spinach and Bacon Frittata:
  • Bacon - 4 strips, chopped
  • Thyme leaves, fresh - 1 tsp
  • Eggs - 8
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp
  • Black pepper - 1/4 tsp
  • Baby spinach - 5 oz
Paleo Raspberry Yogurt Parfaits:
  • Yogurt, any paleo-friendly variety like cashew or coconut - 2 cups
  • Raspberries, fresh or frozen - 1 cup
  • Honey - 1 Tbsp

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Prep

  1. Bacon - Chop bacon. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)
  2. Thyme - Pull leaves off stalks. (Can be done up to 3 days ahead)
  3. Assemble parfaits - Divide yogurt between individual small bowls or glasses (1 / serving). Top with raspberries and drizzle with honey.
  4. Eggs - Whisk together eggs, salt, and black pepper.

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Make

  1. Heat oven to 425F / 218C.
  2. While oven heats, place a skillet over medium heat. Add bacon and saute until just starting to turn crisp, 6 to 8 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate. Drain off all but about 1 Tbsp / 15 mL of bacon grease and return pan to heat.
  3. Add spinach to heated pan. Saute until spinach is wilted (add a lid to speed things along), ~5 minutes. Stir in thyme leaves and continue to cook for 1 minute more. Season with a pinch of salt.
  4. Pour egg mixture over spinach and stir to combine.
  5. Top frittata with bacon.
  6. Transfer skillet to oven and bake for 20 to 25 minutes. (Frittata is done when eggs are set and a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.)
  7. Slice frittata and serve with yogurt parfaits. Enjoy!

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Reviews

Ratings

Original (30)
Gluten-free (2)
Paleo (1)
Vegetarian (9)

Most Helpful

This was just simply delicious. And so easy.

By: Julia
Posted: Dec 24, 2020
Diet: Original
1 Helpful

26 reviews

I made the quiche but filled it with spinach, kale flakes, onion, green pepper and ham and a variety of cheese. The tips for cooking the crust were so helpful. The quiche was perfectly cooked and delicious.

By: CJ
Posted: Nov 07, 2021
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

so good! will make again and write up any other details. i made the crust from scratch

By: Laura
Posted: Feb 28, 2021
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

This recipe is delicious! My only complaint is the waste of the egg mixture. I don't have any experience with buying frozen pie crusts outside of making this recipe, so maybe I need to look for a different brand, but the ones I've purchased are way too small to use up all the egg mixture. Both times I've only need about 2 eggs and 1/2 a cup of half and half to make one 4-serving quiche. In the future, I think I'll use the leftover portion to make a second quiche. It's really tasty and having leftovers for a couple of days' worth of breakfasts wouldn't be at all disappointing. The second time I made it, I also added two extra slices of bacon. I've used sharp white cheddar both times, and we've skipped the bellinis and parfaits because my hubby is alcohol-free and I'm not a fan of yogurt. Perfection!

By: Kristen
Posted: Feb 07, 2021
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

This was a good, savory quiche. I used cheddar cheese and broccoli instead of spinach per my hubby's preference. I probably used 3/4 of the egg mixture and just scrambled the remainder. It took about 35 minutes total to bake. I didn't try the bellinis but the yogurt parfait was a nice addition to the meal.

By: Caitlin
Posted: Jan 31, 2021
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Good quiche, my mother-in-law enjoyed it also. Cook time is longer than listed, but we also did two pies at a time.

By: Kristine
Posted: Jan 28, 2021
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Added tomatoes and a little leftover sausage. Ran out of time for the Bellini and parfait - used the ingredients with French toast over the weekend instead. Made WAY more egg mix than we needed, so put the excess in a small cake pan. Wasn’t as tasty without the spinach and tomatoes.

By: Jennifer
Posted: Jan 27, 2021
Diet: Original
0 Helpful