Bacon Asparagus and Spinach Frittata


This bacon asparagus and spinach frittata recipe post is sponsored in conjunction with #BrunchWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to aid in the creation of the #Brunchweek recipes. All opinions are mine alone.

It’s fresh asparagus season and what better way to celebrate than with a bacon asparagus and spinach frittata recipe. It’s the perfect way to kick off brunch week, don’t you think? I’ve partnered up with a bunch of other food bloggers to share some delicious brunch recipe ideas this week so be sure to check them all out!

Bacon, Asparagus and Spinach Frittata

bacon asparagus and spinach frittata recipe

As with most frittatas, I started this one off on the stovetop and finished it in the oven. Use a cast-iron skillet and saute the asparagus. Look for Michigan Asparagus!

spinach and asparagus

Add some fresh baby spinach from CalOrganic Farms and saute until that wilts. It won’t take long!

saute asparagus and wilt spinach

Beat the egg mixture for the filling. Add some Alpine Cheddar Cabot Cheese!

Pour over the top and cook for a few minutes.

frittata filling

Then bake in the oven and you’ll be rewarded with the most delicious bacon, asparagus and spinach frittata!

Bacon, Asparagus and Spinach Frittata

Ingredients

  • 8
    eggs
  • 1/2
    cup
    milk
  • 1/2
    tsp
    salt
  • 1/4
    tsp
    pepper
  • 1
    cup
    white cheddar
    grated, divided
  • 6
    slices
    bacon
  • 2
    garlic cloves
    minced
  • 1/2
    onion
    diced
  • 6-8
    fresh asparagus spears
    chopped
  • 2
    cups
    baby spinach

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

  2. In medium bowl, whisk eggs, milk, salt and pepper together well. Add 1/2 cup cheese. Set aside.

  3. In cast-iron skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Let drain and cool on paper towels; crumble. Drain all but a tablespoon or so of drippings from skillet and cook garlic and onion a few minutes until soft and translucent. 

  4. While bacon is cooking, steam asparagus until tender (several minutes). Put in skillet with garlic and onion. Add spinach and cook until just wilted. Arrange ingredients in skillet evenly.

  5. Add crumbled bacon to the egg mixture, give it another whisk and then pour over the vegetables in skillet. Without stirring, cook over medium heat for about 5 minutes or until eggs begin to set. Sprinkle remaining cheese over top.

  6. Bake 10-15 minutes, until middle is barely set.

Enjoy!

bacon asparagus and spinach frittata recipe

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