Bacon and Gruyere Frittata

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 50 minutes
  • 6 servings
Bacon and Gruyere Frittata

If you’ve thought that following a diet means eating tasteless and boring food, you should try this bacon and Gruyere frittata and you’ll reconsider your thinking!

Ingredients

3 tomatoes, halved
4 garlic cloves, crushed
3 teaspoons of extra virgin olive oil
½ teaspoon herbs de Provence
1 onion, diced
3.5 ounces of bacon, chopped
8 eggs, whisked
8 ounces of heavy cream
¼ cup tomato sauce
2 tablespoons of chives, chopped
2 tablespoons of butter, melted
3.5 ounces of gruyère, shredded

Steps

  1. Preheat the oven to 410˚F/210˚C.
  2. Place the tomato halves in a baking dish, cut-side up. Spread crushed garlic on them, drizzle 1 teaspoon of extra virgin olive oil, sprinkle herbs de Provence and season with salt. Move the dish to the oven and roast for 20 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoons of olive oil into a skillet. Add the onion, stir and cook it until it softens. Set aside.
  4. Take another skillet and heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in it. Fry the bacon until crispy.
  5. Combine the whisked eggs with the heavy cream, tomato sauce, chives, the cooked onion and bacon.
  6. Grease with melted butter one tart pan (12-inch in diameter). Pour the egg mixture into the pan. Top with gruyere cheese and roasted tomatoes.
  7. Bake for 35 minutes at 300˚F/150˚C.

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