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Loaded Baked Potato Frittata

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Easter is right around the corner and Josh created a Loaded Baked Potato Frittata that he insists you all make for Easter brunch. This frittata is just like a loaded baked potato, but in frittata form. The frittata is filled with potatoes, cheese, bacon, and green onions. He also topped it off with a dollop of sour cream.

The bacon part sold you, huh? Bacon is not my cup of tea, but my boys love it. Caleb loves when daddy shares his precious bacon.

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Josh loves a loaded baked potato. He says that is the only way to do it if it’s going to be a meal. He doesn’t want a wimpy baked potato. I love baked potatoes with cottage cheese and salsa. He thinks I am crazy. He won’t even try my kind of tater. He doesn’t know what he’s missing!

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So when Josh suggested a Loaded Baked Potato Frittata, I cleared the kitchen and let him go to town. There is definitely nothing wimpy about this frittata. It is hearty, cheesy, and a crowd pleaser.

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Josh left the skins on the potatoes because he wanted a rustic frittata, but if the potato skins bug you, go ahead and get out your peeler. Look at the big chunks of potatoes! Spud heaven! And don’t forget about the bacon in there. And there is cheese in the frittata AND on top! Josh wasn’t messing around!

This Loaded Baked Potato Frittata is easy to make and won’t leave you hungry. Make it for Easter brunch to share with your family and friends. And if you aren’t having brunch, no worries, this frittata also makes a killer dinner. You can’t go wrong with this recipe any time of the day!

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Loaded Baked Potato Frittata

Yield: Serves 6

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

This frittata is loaded with potatoes and all of your favorite baked potato toppings!

Ingredients:

4 tablespoons olive oil
4 small russet potatoes, washed and chopped
2 green onions, chopped
8 large eggs
2 tablespoons milk
1/4 cup green onion, chopped
5 strips cooked bacon, chopped
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup Cheddar cheese
Sour cream, for serving

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 400°F.

2. Heat oil in a large skillet and cook the potatoes until tender, about 5 minutes. Add in the 2 tablespoons of green onion. Set aside.

3. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together eggs and milk. Stir in the 1/4 cup green onion, bacon, potatoes, and 1/2 cup cheese. Season with salt and pepper.

4. Pour mixture into a greased 10-inch skillet. Put the skillet on the stove and cook over medium heat until the mixture is half set, do not stir. You just want the frittata to set up. Put the skillet in the oven and bake for 12 minutes. Carefully remove the skillet from the oven and top with remaining cheese. Put the skillet back in the oven and bake until cheese is melted, about 2-3 minutes.

5. Remove from oven and let cool for a few minutes. Cut and serve warm.

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72 Responses to “Loaded Baked Potato Frittata”

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    Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious — March 18, 2013 @ 4:18 am

    Frittatas are my absolute favorite thing to make – it gives me a chance to use up all those lingering veggies! Oh and the loaded potatoes and bacon is surely a winning combo in this!

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    Erica — March 18, 2013 @ 4:44 am

    I’m with you, no bacon please! But the rest sounds yummy. Maybe with Greek yogurt vs. sour cream? mmm

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    Averie @ Averie Cooks — March 18, 2013 @ 5:41 am

    I love making fritattas for dinner..my husband loves eggs (and potatoes) and any way I can work those 2 items in, he’s super happy :)

    Love that antique fork in your pics, too!

  4. 4

    This is so full of yummy goodness!

  5. 5

    I love frittatas!!! I haven’t made one in a while. Yours looks heavenly!!

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    Kasha the FarmGirl — March 18, 2013 @ 7:32 am

    Perfect for a rushed weeknight supper. Great idea! I’d have to sub chives for the scallions since I ALWAYS forget to buy them but have a container of chives growing outside.

    Now, to share with our CSA customers. They’re gonna love this one!

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    Stefanía — March 18, 2013 @ 7:46 am

    I love frittatas! This one looks delicious even though I’m probably the only person that doesn’t like bacon haha!! I always eat mine with tomato ketchup :)

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    Lauren @momhomeguide.com — March 18, 2013 @ 7:58 am

    This looks delicious and easy enough to make for a weeknight dinner! Thanks for posting.

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    Sommer@ASpicyPerspective — March 18, 2013 @ 8:32 am

    This is perfect for Easter Brunch–looks delicious!

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    Aimee @ Simple Bites — March 18, 2013 @ 8:32 am

    Pinned to my Easter Brunch board. I just love this flavor combo! And I don’t peel my potatoes either. :)

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    Heather Christo — March 18, 2013 @ 8:42 am

    this looks so good! nice work Josh!

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    Sophie — March 18, 2013 @ 8:44 am

    This looks so delicious! One of my absolute favorite parts about Easter brunch is the frittatas and egg bakes! YUM!

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    Tieghan — March 18, 2013 @ 8:51 am

    Yum!! Eggs, cheese and potatoes? Sign me up. Your pictures a so pretty!

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    Rachel @ Baked by Rachel — March 18, 2013 @ 9:00 am

    Love this so freakishly much and I’m shocked that you don’t like bacon!

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    naomi — March 18, 2013 @ 9:04 am

    If Josh is insisting-okay, but I’m make this for brinner one night this week. LOVE!

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    Barbara @ Barbara Bakes — March 18, 2013 @ 9:19 am

    I’m with Josh. Loaded is better.

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    Jessica@AKitchenAddiction — March 18, 2013 @ 9:31 am

    Loaded baked potato in frittata form?! Yes, please!

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    Brianna — March 18, 2013 @ 9:38 am

    Yum! What a delicious recipe! I would eat this for dinner too! :)

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    Jenny Flake — March 18, 2013 @ 9:43 am

    Delicious!!

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    Lana @ Never Enough Thyme — March 18, 2013 @ 10:01 am

    I love everything about this frittata. And my husband will, too, when I make it for him next weekend :-)

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    Marian (Sweetopia) — March 18, 2013 @ 10:16 am

    Josh wasn’t messing around – this looks amazing!

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    Bev @ Bev Cooks — March 18, 2013 @ 10:29 am

    Give this to me or elllllllllllse.

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    Marla Meridith — March 18, 2013 @ 10:41 am

    Totally my kinda breakfast!! Love how hearty this is :)

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    Julie @ Table for Two — March 18, 2013 @ 10:56 am

    frittatas are the best! they’re so versatile & so scrumptious! i love all the ingredients in yours especially the potatoes!

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    Kathy — March 18, 2013 @ 10:59 am

    I will definitely be making this. This would be wonderful for dinner with a simple salad.

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    Meagan @ A Zesty Bite — March 18, 2013 @ 11:12 am

    I can’t believe your not a big bacon fan. I can’t seem to get enough of it. This potato frittata is right up my alley.

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    Oh good grief, we love frittatas. Bacon, potatoes, eggs, cheese… Its like a match made in heaven! This one looks fabulous!

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    Gloria @ Simply Gloria — March 18, 2013 @ 11:49 am

    Love the amount of all the cheese! Yum!

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    Erin — March 18, 2013 @ 11:50 am

    I’m guessing I can probably substitute frozen diced potatoes in this? Looks yummy!

    • Two Peas replied: — March 18th, 2013 @ 1:30 pm

      Sure! You can use frozen potatoes. Enjoy!

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    You had me at potato. I’d love to make this for a Sunday breakfast next week.

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    Cookie and Kate — March 18, 2013 @ 12:15 pm

    Oh boy, I would love this frittata. I bet the potato sticks with you longer thanks to the eggs. Thank you for the link love, Maria! xo

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    nest of posies — March 18, 2013 @ 12:50 pm

    i love breakfast food…add some potatoes & it’s pure heaven!

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    Annie @ Annie's Noms — March 18, 2013 @ 1:22 pm

    Yum, yum, yum! I love frittatas and loaded baked potatoes, so this is a match made in heaven!! Pinned and making it very soon! :D

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    Jennifer Akridge — March 18, 2013 @ 1:25 pm

    It looks great. Do you start with raw potatoes? I usually cook my potatoes first when adding them to dishes like this. Just wondering.

    • Two Peas replied: — March 18th, 2013 @ 1:29 pm

      Yes, you cook the potatoes first. See step 1.

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    kirsten@FarmFreshFeasts — March 18, 2013 @ 2:27 pm

    That looks so yummy! I’m a huge fan of combining eggs and vegetables, so I think the family would love this.
    Thanks!

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    Amanda — March 18, 2013 @ 2:31 pm

    Josh, this looks so good! Well done :)

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    Kathy @ Food Wine Thyme — March 18, 2013 @ 2:35 pm

    I have never made a frittata. This one looks scrumptious. I have got to try making one.

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    Gaby — March 18, 2013 @ 2:48 pm

    mmmmmm this frittata looks like a winner :)

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    Rabia @ TheLiebers — March 18, 2013 @ 3:52 pm

    We love fritatta at our house! This one is getting pinned now and eaten soon!

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    Kelly — March 18, 2013 @ 4:09 pm

    You had me at loaded baked potato….YUM!!!

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