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Fluffy Bacon-Cheese Frittata

My four best friend and I frequently rely on this recipe. Alongside English muffins and fresh fruit, this frittata makes a hearty, wholesome breakfast. —Sheryl Holsten, Alexandria, Minnesota
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 6 bacon strips, diced
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 5 large eggs, separated
  • 1-1/4 cups whole milk
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley


  • In a skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp; remove to paper towels. Drain, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings. In the drippings, saute onion until tender. Remove from the heat; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat egg yolks, milk, flour and paprika until smooth. Add Swiss cheese. In a small bowl, beat egg whites and salt until stiff peaks form. Fold into cheese mixture.
  • Pour over onion in skillet; cover and cook on medium-low heat for 12-15 minutes or until almost set. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese and bacon. Cover and cook 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with parsley.

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