Keto egg and bacon casserole

Keto egg and bacon casserole

Bacon and eggs for breakfast, lunch, or dinner! The spinach adds color and variety, the eggs hold this simple keto recipe all together. But bacon dominates. Keto life is good.

Keto egg and bacon casserole

Bacon and eggs for breakfast, lunch, or dinner! The spinach adds color and variety, the eggs hold this simple keto recipe all together. But bacon dominates. Keto life is good.
USMetric
2 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 5 oz. 140 g bacon, diced, room temperature
  • 2 oz. (2 cups) 55 g (425 ml) fresh spinach
  • 4 4 large egg, lightly beatenlarge eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp finely chopped, fresh chives (optional)
  • ¼ tsp ¼ tsp salt
  • 18 tsp 18 tsp ground black pepper
  • butter and olive oil, for greasing
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Instructions

Instructions are for 2 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C). Grease a 9"x13" (23x33 cm) baking dish with butter or oil, and line a plate with paper towels. Set aside.
  2. Add diced bacon to a cold frying pan or skillet. Place over medium heat, and cook for 10 minutes or until crispy, stirring occasionally. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the bacon to the paper towels, and reserve the bacon fat in the pan.
  3. Sautée the spinach in the bacon fat for one minute, or until slightly wilted. Remove from heat.
  4. In a medium-sized bowl, mix together the eggs, bacon, spinach (with bacon grease from the pan) chives, salt, and pepper.
  5. Pour egg mixture into the baking dish(es) and bake on the middle oven rack for 10-15 minutes, or until lightly browned, and set.
  6. Cool for a few minutes, slice and serve.

Tips

If you love cheese, you might want to mix in some grated cheddar or sprinkle parmesan on top before baking. Sautéed onions are another delicious addition.

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2 comments

  1. John
    I loved this. It is in essence a crust-less quiche which raises the following question: Do you happen to have an almond flour crust for this and if so, how many carbs would it add to this recipe? I'm endeavoring to keep a strict low carb diet for myself but the rest of the family has been asking for a crust...
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  2. Kerry Merritt Team Diet Doctor

    I loved this. It is in essence a crust-less quiche which raises the following question: Do you happen to have an almond flour crust for this and if so, how many carbs would it add to this recipe? I'm endeavoring to keep a strict low carb diet for myself but the rest of the family has been asking for a crust...

    So glad you enjoyed it! Our Keto French quiche recipe uses an almond flour crust you may want to copy. https://www.dietdoctor.com/recipes/keto-french-quiche

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