CARAMELIZED ONION & BACON FRITTATA

CARAMELIZED ONION & BACON FRITTATA
1 medium Vidalia onion, sliced thin
10 slices thick bacon
3 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoons cider or balsamic vinegar
8 eggs
1/4 cup milk
3 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup grated Gruyere cheese
salt and pepper to taste

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Whisk together the brown sugar and vinegar.
  • Toss onions and bacon slices in the mixture, packing it onto the slices.
  • Layer bacon and onions on grilling rack.
  • Bake 15-20 minutes or until crisp.
  • Increase oven to broil.
  • In a medium* cast iron skillet, heat the butter. Make sure to coat the sides also with the butter.
  • Whisk the eggs, milk and salt and pepper together.
  • When the butter foams, pour in the egg mixture and cook, stirring until eggs begin to scramble and are still quite moist.
  • Top with the onions, bacon and cheese.
  • Broil about 2 minutes until the cheese is melted and the eggs are done.
  • Slice and serve.

*I used a large (the only one I have) and it would have looked better in a medium size.


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