Potato-Bacon Frittata

Potato-Bacon Frittata
Servings: 8 Prep 5 mins Bake 375°F 30 mins Cook 10 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) bacon, chopped
  • 1 sweet green pepper, chopped (1 cup)
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1 1/4 cups half-and-half
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 box (5.25 ounces) au gratin potatoes
  • 5 eggs
  • 3 scallions, trimmed and chopped
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) chopped tomatoes, drained
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Make It

1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease fluted quiche pan or 2-quart casserole. Cook bacon in medium-size skillet over medium-high heat until crisp, 5 minutes. Add green pepper; cook 2 minutes. With slotted spoon, transfer bacon and green pepper to paper toweling.

2. Bring water, half-and-half, thyme, flour, cayenne and seasoning from packaged potatoes to a boil in saucepan. Lightly beat eggs in large bowl. Gradually whisk liquid from saucepan into eggs. Stir in potatoes, scallions, tomatoes, cheese, and reserved bacon and green pepper. Pour into quiche pan.

3. Bake, covered, in 375 degree F oven 15 minutes. Uncover; bake 15 minutes or until center is set and edges begin to brown. Let stand 10 minutes. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 257, Fat, total (g): 15, chol. (mg): 162, sat. fat (g): 8, carb. (g): 21, fiber (g): 2, pro. (g): 12, sodium (mg): 698, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.