Paleo Frittata Recipe – Tomato Bacon and Fresh Herbs

This Paleo frittata recipe is a great way to use up extra tomatoes. Two things that I always have too much of in the summer are tomatoes and eggs.  I always plant tomatoes in the garden and our chickens are generally laying pretty well by that time.  I decided to try to use up a few of both in this Paleo frittata recipe. Some frittata recipes call for the addition of milk and cheese which are not Paleo.  This Paleo frittata recipe doesn’t so it’s a great choice for breakfast or a light lunch. These other frittata recipes would be delicious choices as well.

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Paleo Frittata Recipe - Tomato Bacon and Fresh Herbs

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Frittatas are very versatile. You can easily change up what you put into it. So, if you have fresh mushrooms or asparagus, you can add those too. If you’d rather use garlic or scallions instead of onion, that works just as well. If you’re out of bacon, you can add in sausage or leftover ground beef. Making a frittata is a great way to use up leftovers or an excess of garden produce. There are a lot of different ways to make a Paleo vegetable frittata. A Paleo spinach frittata is a great choice for early spring before the tomatoes are ripe.

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Paleo Frittata Recipe - Tomato Bacon and Fresh Herbs
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  • 12 farm fresh eggs
  • 8 to 10 slices of bacon (pasture raised preferred)
  • 3 or 4 garden fresh tomatoes depending on the size (organic is best), sliced very thinly
  • onion, sliced or diced thinly
  • fresh basil and oregano leaves to taste
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 350F.
  2. Fry your bacon in a 10" cast iron skillet.
  3. Let the bacon cool slightly and crumble it. Leave the grease in the pan.
  4. Whisk the eggs and the herbs together in a bowl.
  5. If there is too much bacon grease, you can drain some off but leave enough so the eggs don't stick.
  6. Sprinkle the bacon in the pan evenly and pour the egg/herb mixture over it.
  7. Cook on medium heat until almost done.
  8. Add the tomatoes, onion and herbs to the top.
  9. Cook in 350F for about 15-20 minutes or until the top is set.
  10. Remove and serve warm.

I really love the way this frittata turns out in my cast iron pan. It’s important that you liberally grease it to be sure it doesn’t stick. I use an organic olive oil spray on mine. I love this refillable bottle because you can fill it with whatever type of healthy oil you choose to use. That means there is less waste in disposing of an empty spray can.

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When slicing your tomatoes, it’s important you get even slices so they cook through properly. This tomato slicer is easy to use and can also be used for slicing hard boiled eggs.
Paleo Frittata Recipe - Tomato Bacon and Fresh Herbs


  1. Barbara Montag says
    This is a recipe we would all love - thanks!
  2. Discovered your frittata on Inspiration Monday and just had to click through. The colors look so fresh and I love how easy this looks to make:)Thanks for sharing, Ellen!
  3. I can't wait to try this recipe. Looks delicious! We are trying to eat fewer carbs.
  4. Love the title to your post! Love if you share your great posts and recipes on Fabulous Friday Party Thanks Maria
  5. this look wonderful! can;t wait to try it
  6. This looks and sounds delicious. Thanks for linking up at #ThrowbackThursdayLP. I cannot wait to see what you link up next week. 
  7. This looks awesome, may try to make it sans the bacon.  Thanks for sharing with us at the #WWDParty this weekend.
  8. I'm definitely going to have to try this out! I love eggs, tomatoes and bacon. Add some fresh herbs, mushrooms and onions and I'm in heaven. We sure could use a change of pace from our regular weekend breakfasts. Now, I just have to get the S.O. to eat fresh spinach and tomatoes.
  9. This looks great! I have been getting bored with my usual omelettes, can't wait to give this a try!
  10. "Say G'Day! How very fantabulous that you have chickens laying fresh eggs for you! And you have tomatoes ready for picking in your own backyard. Exquisite frittata, Ellen. Naturally I am pinning & tweeting!
  11. vegetarianmamma (Cindy) says
    Thanks for linking up at our Gluten Free Fridays Party!  I have tweeted and pinned your entry to our Gluten Free Fridays board on Pinterest!  :)  I can't wait to see what you share next time!  -Cindy

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