Bacon (Cheese)Burger Frittata

It’s summer, and noting says summer like a juicy cheeseburger fresh off the grill.  This combines the tastes of a classic bacon cheeseburger with a frittata.  The results are amazing.

Cuisine

American

Serves

6

Dish Type

One Pan

Time

35 minutes

 

This recipe is

8 WW Freestyle Points                Keto       Paleo     

Gluten Free        Dairy Optional   Nut free              

 Ingredients

  • 8 eggs
  • 1 lbs ground beef
  • 4- 6 slices bacon (check ingredients if following a Keto/Paleo/Whole30 type plan for nitrates and sugars)
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • 12 cherry tomatoes, halved or quartered
  • 1 tsp your favorite beef seasoning (I used Cheeburger Cheeburger seasoning) *
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese (optional – omit if you're following Paleo or Whole30, or avoiding dairy)

*Don’t have a favorite beef seasoning? Use 1/3 tsp each of salt, pepper, and garlic powder

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to to 375. Heat a cast iron or oven safe skillet over medium high heat.
  • When skillet is hot, add bacon. Cook bacon until crisp, remove and set aside to cool.  Drain bacon fat from pan.
  • Add ground beef and seasoning to skillet and brown. When meat is about half way done, add red onion.  Continue to stir until meat is cooked.
  • While meat is cooking, whisk eggs in large bowl. Crumble the cooled bacon.
  • When meat is browned, drain some fat if desired. Sprinkle bacon over meat and onions.  Pour eggs over pan.  Top with chopped tomatoes and cheese.
  • Place in oven. Cook until eggs set and cheese is melted, about 20 -25 minutes.
  • Serve hot.
 Bacon Cooking in Cast Iron Skillet
Preheat oven to 375.  Heat a cast iron or oven safe skillet over medium high heat.  When skillet is hot, add bacon.  Cook bacon until crisp, remove and set aside to cool.  You might need to cook the bacon in shifts, depending on how large your pan is.  Drain most of the bacon grease from pan, but leave a little to the skillet coat if you want.
Meat browning in skillet
Add ground beef and seasoning to skillet and brown.  Stir periodically as the meat browns.  When it’s about half way done, add red onion.  Continue to stir occasionally until meat is cooked. 
Bacon added into skillet with beef and onions
While meat is cooking, whisk eggs in large bowl.  Crumble the cooled bacon. 
When meat is done, sprinkle bacon over meat and onions. 
almost read for the oven, skillet with eggs and tomatoes
Pour eggs over pan.  Top with chopped tomatoes and cheese. 
Place in oven.  Cook until eggs set and cheese is melted, about 20 -25 minutes.
Bacon Cheeseburger Frittata
Remove from oven and serve hot.
This dish serves six.  It might not look like much, but it’s incredibly filling.  It also cools and reheats well to make a nice breakfast the next day.
Love frittatas?  So do we!  Check out some of our other recipes like our Spring Vegetable Frittata!

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