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Low-Carb Bacon and Leek Frittata in a skillet with fresh spinach and grated parmesan on top. Bowl of spinach and eggs behind.

30 Minute Low-Carb Bacon and Leek Frittata

This frittata recipe is seriously tasty and easy to prepare. It's low-carb with 10g of net carbs per serve and brilliant re-heated for lunch the next day.
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Italian
Diet Diabetic, Gluten Free
Keyword easy keto frittata recipe, healthy frittata recipe, keto quiche, low carb frittata
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 616kcal
Author Appetite For Energy


  • 1 leek sliced thinly
  • 2 bacon strips sliced
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/4 cup sour cream or heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar or mozzarella cheese
  • 2 oz feta cheese


  • Pre-heat the broiler (grill).
  • Place an oven-proof fry-pan (approx 9½inch base or 24cm) over medium heat.
  • Add the oil to the pan and cook the leek, bacon and garlic for 5 minutes or until leek is softened.
  • Meanwhile, whisk the eggs and the sour cream in a large jug.
  • Add the grated cheese to the eggs and season with salt & pepper.
  • Reduce the heat to medium-low and pour the egg mixture into the pan and cook for about 8 minutes, until the edges are set.
  • Break up the feta and scatter evenly around the frittata.
  • Place fry-pan (oven-proof) in the broiler or grill and cook for 3-5 minutes or until set.
  • Slice and serve with a Parmesan & arugula (rocket) salad.


This recipe is great reheated for lunch the next day.
The frittata can also be cooked in the oven at 375°F (180°c) for 15 minutes.
If you don't have an oven-proof fry-pan, cook the leek, bacon and garlic in a fry-pan, then place it in a baking dish and pour the eggs over the top. Bake in the oven for 30 minutes at 375°F (180°c).


Calories: 616kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 49g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 575mg | Sodium: 857mg | Potassium: 374mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2036IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 475mg | Iron: 4mg