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Spinach, Bacon & Mushroom Frittata Recipe

Ever found yourself wondering whether a frittata is just a fancier term for an omelette? While both share Italian and French origins respectively, and undoubtedly, both are delicious, a frittata stands out as a more robust, oven-finished delight that’s perfect for any meal of the day. Imagine a dish that’s as fitting for a hearty breakfast as it is for a comforting dinner, versatile enough to cater to any occasion, from a casual family gathering to a refined brunch with friends. This Spinach, Bacon & Mushroom Frittata, with its rich flavors and nutritious ingredients, is a testament to the frittata’s charm and versatility. Packed with veggies, smoky bacon, and a generous amount of cheese, it’s a keto-friendly option that doesn’t compromise on taste.

Spinach, Bacon & Mushroom Frittata

A symphony of flavors baked to perfection, this frittata is your next mealtime hero.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 4 strips bacon, cooked and chopped
  • 2 cups spinach, roughly chopped
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup cheese (a mix of cheddar and mozzarella works great)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a cast-iron pan over medium heat, add olive oil. Sauté onions and garlic until translucent.
  3. Add mushrooms and cherry tomatoes, cooking until just soft.
  4. Toss in the spinach and cooked bacon, stirring until the spinach has wilted.
  5. In a mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, heavy cream, cheese, salt, and pepper.
  6. Pour the egg mixture into the pan with the sautéed veggies and bacon. Stir gently to combine.
  7. Transfer the pan to the preheated oven and bake for 20 minutes, or until the frittata is set and golden on top.
  8. Let it cool slightly before slicing. Serve warm.

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

Frittatas are a dream for those on a keto diet, offering flexibility with ingredients while keeping carb content low. Here’s a quick look at what goes into our frittata and its nutritional impact:

  • Eggs: Virtually zero carbs and packed with protein, perfect for keto.
  • Heavy Cream: About 0.4g carbs per tablespoon, adding richness with minimal carbs.
  • Cheese: Less than 1g per ounce, depending on the type, adds flavor and creaminess.
  • Spinach, Mushrooms, and Tomatoes: These veggies add vitamins, minerals, and fiber, with a relatively low carb count (1-3g per cup for spinach and mushrooms, about 4g per half cup of cherry tomatoes).
  • Bacon: Zero carbs, adding a smoky flavor and satisfying crunch.

Total carbs for this dish can vary based on the specific amounts and types of ingredients used but expect a range of 2-4g net carbs per serving, making it an excellent choice for a keto diet.

A Frittata for All Seasons

This Spinach, Bacon & Mushroom Frittata isn’t just a meal; it’s a statement that delicious and nutritious can go hand-in-hand, without spending hours in the kitchen. Whether you’re looking to impress guests at brunch or simply treating yourself to a comforting dinner, this frittata is sure to please. It exemplifies the beauty of keto cooking—flavorful, filling, and fuss-free. So why not make this versatile dish a staple in your cooking repertoire? Your taste buds (and your health) will thank you.

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