Orzo Frittata with Spinach and Feta

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Orzo Frittata with Spinach and Feta – Delicious and classic Mediterranean flavors spice up this simple orzo frittata packed with spinach, bacon, and feta cheese. Enjoy it for breakfast, brunch, or brinner!

Orzo Frittata with Spinach and Feta - Delicious and classic Mediterranean flavors spice up this simple orzo frittata packed with spinach, bacon, and feta cheese. Enjoy it for breakfast, brunch, or brinner!

Frittata – noun. A fancy way to describe milk and eggs poured over darn good ingredients, then baked! Yep. An omelette.

HI YA! HAPPIEST TGIF! What are you up to this weekend? I plan on hibernating because it’s cold as ever and my life ain’t that interesting where I would have to leave the house to have fun. If you need a buddy to chill with and catch up on Real Housewives of Anywhere, call me. I promise to greet you with a pan of this orzo frittata. 

Speaking of. Wouldn’t this frittata (omelette?) make a beautiful Easter Brunch dish?? As a matter of fact, this recipe was inspired by my mom’s amazing rice and yogurt frittata that she makes every Easter.

Orzo Frittata with Spinach and Feta - Delicious and classic Mediterranean flavors spice up this simple orzo frittata packed with spinach, bacon, and feta cheese. Enjoy it for breakfast, brunch, or brinner!

It is widely known that I am a brunch-lover and I never run out of ways to use up milk and eggs in a single dish. Proof is in my recipe index:

And those are just a few…

Orzo Frittata with Spinach and Feta - Delicious and classic Mediterranean flavors spice up this simple orzo frittata packed with spinach, bacon, and feta cheese. Enjoy it for breakfast, brunch, or brinner!

This skillet contains an ingredient that makes for a happy weekend breakfast – bacon.

It is paired with a bit of onion,

Orzo Frittata with Spinach and Feta - Delicious and classic Mediterranean flavors spice up this simple orzo frittata packed with spinach, bacon, and feta cheese. Enjoy it for breakfast, brunch, or brinner!

followed by a green bunch of baby spinach

Orzo Frittata with Spinach and Feta - Delicious and classic Mediterranean flavors spice up this simple orzo frittata packed with spinach, bacon, and feta cheese. Enjoy it for breakfast, brunch, or brinner!

and then orzo.

When all that is combined with feta + milk + eggs + oven, we get this fabulous dish packed with every ingredient that makes for a happy weekend.

Orzo Frittata with Spinach and Feta - Delicious and classic Mediterranean flavors spice up this simple orzo frittata packed with spinach, bacon, and feta cheese. Enjoy it for breakfast, brunch, or brinner!

Are you feeling all the feels right now? 

Orzo Frittata with Spinach and Feta - Delicious and classic Mediterranean flavors spice up this simple orzo frittata packed with spinach, bacon, and feta cheese. Enjoy it for breakfast, brunch, or brinner!

How about now? 

Find 10 minutes to chop up some bacon, crumble a bit of feta cheese, boil a cup of orzo, and whisk a few eggs. Your brunch-posse will thank you.

ENJOY!

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Orzo Frittata with Spinach and Feta - Delicious and classic Mediterranean flavors spice up this simple orzo frittata packed with spinach, bacon, and feta cheese. Enjoy it for breakfast, brunch, or brinner!
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Orzo Frittata with Spinach and Feta

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Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Delicious and classic Mediterranean flavors spice up this simple orzo frittata packed with spinach, bacon, and feta cheese. Enjoy it for breakfast, brunch, or brinner!
Course: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Author: Katerina | Diethood

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dry orzo
  • 6 slices bacon or turkey bacon , chopped
  • 1 medium yellow onion , chopped
  • 1 bag (8 to 10 ounces) baby spinach
  • 1 cup crumbled fat free feta cheese
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • plain non-fat yogurt , for serving (optional)

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 400F.
  • Lightly grease a 9x9 baking dish and set aside.
  • Prepare orzo according to the directions on the package.
  • Cook the chopped bacon in a large skillet until it begins to brown; add onions and continue to cook for 3 to 4 minutes, or until onions are soft and bacon is cooked through.
  • Stir in the spinach and cook for 2 minutes, or until wilted.
  • Drain and rinse the orzo pasta; add it to the skillet.
  • Remove from heat and stir until well combined; transfer to previously prepared baking dish and set aside.
  • In a medium sized mixing bowl combine feta, eggs, milk, salt and pepper; whisk until thoroughly incorporated.
  • Pour the milk mixture over the orzo mixture.
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until eggs are set and top is lightly browned.
  • Let stand for 10 minutes.
  • Serve with yogurt.
Keywords: orzo recipe, spinach recipe

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Orzo Frittata with Spinach and Feta - Delicious and classic Mediterranean flavors spice up this simple orzo frittata packed with spinach, bacon, and feta cheese. Enjoy it for breakfast, brunch, or brinner!

10 Responses
  1. pavitra

    Your dish look so delicious! I’ve never tried making Orzo Frittata but after reading your recipe I feel like I have to. Thank you for sharing!

  2. Agness of Run Agness Run

    This is one hell of a frittata, Katerina. I really enjoy your recipes and you make cooking fun. I especially enjoy the traditional Macedonian dishes. Keep up the great job!

  3. Michelle

    I love that you put orzo in this! I don’t know what it is about orzo, but I am so addicted to it! Can’t wait to try this!

  4. Anna @ Crunchy Creamy Sweet

    This dish is calling to be made for a Spring brunch! I am loving the orzo with spinach and feta!

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