Canadian Bacon and Potato Frittata

Betty Crocker's Heart Healthy Cookbook shares a recipe! Looking for a one-pot bacon skillet? Then check out this great frittata perfect for breakfast.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 4

1 1/2
cups fat-free cholesterol-free egg product or 6 eggs
2
tablespoons chopped fresh chives or 1 tablespoon freeze-dried chopped chives
2
tablespoons fat-free (skim) milk
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1/4
cup chopped red or green bell pepper
2
cups refrigerated southern-style hash-brown potatoes
1/2
cup coarsely chopped Canadian bacon or cooked ham
2
tablespoons shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 1 Beat egg product, chives, milk, salt, thyme and pepper in medium bowl; set aside.
  • 2 Spray 10-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Add bell pepper; cook and stir over medium heat 1 minute. Add potatoes; cover and cook 8 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently until potatoes begin to brown. Stir in Canadian bacon; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  • 3 Add egg mixture to skillet; cover and cook over medium-low heat until set, 6 to 9 minutes, lifting edges occasionally to allow uncooked egg mixture to flow to bottom of skillet.
  • 4 Sprinkle with cheese. Cover; cook until cheese is melted, about 1 minute longer. Cut into wedges.

Expert Tips

“I've been trying to work exercise and stretching into my morning. Nothing gets my heart started in the morning like a great breakfast, especially this frittata that is hearty and heart-friendly.” Kevin W.

Try egg substitutes, and you’ll be in for a pleasant surprise. They can replace whole eggs in nearly any breakfast dish without a loss of flavor or texture. If you are watching your cholesterol, they make a tasty alternative to eggs!

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
610mg
610%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
17g
17%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.