Breakfast Italian Precooked Ingredients Recipes

Festive Frittata

This casserole of eggs, cheese, bacon, milk, peppers, mushrooms and bread is perfect for a festive holiday brunch.

While traditional Italian frittata is skillet fried similar to an omelette, this version is baked in a shallow casserole dish. Since this recipe includes bread, baking allows time for the liquid to be absorbed. With some garnishing on top, the resulting presentation is both festive and easy to serve.

Festive Frittata

This casserole of eggs, cheese, bacon, milk, stock and bead is perfect for a holiday brunch.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Servings: 6
Calories: 231kcal
Author: Kevin Lamoureux


  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • cups grated cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups bread crusts or day old crusty bread cubed
  • ½ green pepper 3 rings, dice the rest
  • ½ red pepper 3 rings, dice the rest
  • ½ yellow onion diced
  • 4-6 mushrooms 6 slices, dice the rest
  • 6 slices bacon chopped
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • Oregano thyme, salt, pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 425° F.
  • Put all dry ingredients into greased casserole dish, saving a few pepper pieces or rings and mushroom slices for garnish on top.
  • Mix liquid ingredients and add baking soda and baking powder.
  • Pour mixture into casserole dish and blend well.
  • Top with garnish. Bake for about 30-40 minutes or until liquid has been absorbed.
  • Let stand 5 minutes before serving.


Substitute 1 cup of chopped ham or cured sausage such as Kolbassa instead of bacon.

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