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Gluten Free Frittata With Ham (Keto And Low Carb)

A frittata is an Italian style omelette that's perfect for brunch, luncheon, and even dinner.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword brunch ideas, keto frittata, low carb frittata
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 -6
Calories 164kcal


  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons onion chopped
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup cream or milk
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • 2 ounces thin sliced ham chopped


  • Heat oil and butter in your oven-safe skillet over a medium flame. Add the onion and sauté until translucent, about 4 minutes.
  • Meanwhile preheat the broiler on low.
    Whisk the eggs, garlic, salt, pepper, milk, and parmesan cheese in a bowl. Then pour into skillet and stir to distribute the onions evenly and add the ham evenly over the top. Cover and cook until the egg is almost set, about 2 minutes.
    Then uncover and place the skillet under the broiler about 7 inches from the heat source, until the top is set and golden brown and fluffy, about 4 minutes. Cut into slices, garnish with fresh herbs, and serve.



  • Frittatas are a great way to use up leftovers. Try this gluten free frittata with ham or let your imagination take over and create your own combination.
  • Frittatas pack well so you can bring a few slices on a picnic or bring a slice to work for lunch.
  • I used a cast-iron skillet to make this frittata, but I have also used this oven safe skillet.
  • Frittatas are also an excellent make-ahead dish! Just refrigerate and heat them up when you want to serve.


Calories: 164kcal | Carbohydrates: 2.2g