Caveman Frittata

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 6 Servings


  • ½ pound Uncle Charley’s bacon, cut into small strips
  • 1 small yam, diced into small cubes
  • ½ pound Uncle Charley’s Hot or Sweet Italian Ground Sausage
  • 8 eggs, whisked vigorously
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Red pepper flakes, to taste
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Chopped fresh chives, parsley or other favorite herbs to garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F
  2. Place bacon in a large cast iron skillet or in an oven safe sauté pan. Cook bacon until crispy. Remove and place on a paper towel lined plate.
  3. Remove bacon fat as necessary, leaving behind 3-4 tablespoons.
  4. Add sweet potato, coat in bacon fat and let cook for 10-12 minutes, or until sweet potatoes are soft.
  5. Add sausage to the pan with the potatoes, break apart with a wooden spoon and cook until no pink remains.
  6. Once sausage is cooked through, remove pan from heat to cool.
  7. In a bowl, whisk together eggs, garlic, red pepper flakes, paprika, salt and pepper.
  8. Once pan has cooled, pour in eggs and add bacon on top of sausage and potatoes.
  9. Mix well to evenly distribute eggs around pan.
  10. Place in oven and bake for 12-15 minutes until eggs are fully cooked in middle of pan.
  11. Garnish with chopped herbs.