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Instant Pot Caramelized Onion, Bacon, and Asparagus Strata

Instant Pot Caramelized Onion, Bacon, and Asparagus Strata

A delicious gourmet instant pot caramelized onion, BACON and asparagus strata that’s made in a quick 20 minutes in your instant pot! 

The instant pot is making news everywhere!!! Everyone is loving the convenience of the instant pot.  People are losing weight and eating healthier with their instant pots.  People are making delicious gourmet meals in their instant pots.  People are even making WINE in their instant pots!! I love the diversity of the instant pot (I LOVE the WINE!).  This delicious Instant Pot Caramelized Onion, Bacon, and Asparagus Strata is the perfect brunch for any special occasion.  

Combining some of the most delicious ingredients, many you may already have in your fridge.  Caramelized onion, bacon,  asparagus, bread, cheese and eggs!! Yummy!!!! It is pure heaven.

The perfect start to any recipe.


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Instant Pot Caramelized Onion, Bacon, and Asparagus Strata
Instant Pot Caramelized Onion, Bacon, and Asparagus Strata
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 6
Calories: 479 kcal
  • 8 strips bacon chopped into 1” pieces
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 8 eggs
  • 1/2 c heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 12 stalks asparagus chopped into 1/2” pieces
  • 2 cups grated Swiss cheese
  • 3-4 cups day old French bread 3/4” cubed
  1. Set Instant Pot to sauté, medium heat.
  2. Add bacon and cook until crisp, then remove.
  3. While cooking, whisk the eggs, cream, salt, and pepper together.
  4. Reserving approximately 1 tablespoon of the bacon fat, add the chopped onion and sugar.
  5. Stir frequently until onions are caramelized, remove the onions and give the inner liner a quick rinse and scrub.
  6. Return the liner, add about 3 cups of water, and set to pressure Cook, high, 20 minutes.
  7. Coat the inside of a 7 cup Pyrex bowl with butter -a similar dish will work as well.
Layer as follows, using half the ingredients for each layer -except for the Swiss which has 3 layers
  1. Bread cubes
  2. Cheese
  3. Bacon
  4. Asparagus
  5. Caramelized onion
  6. Repeat
  7. Slowly pour egg mixture over the layered ingredients, and then top with cheese.
  8. 10. Using the included wire basket, carefully lower the strata into the Instant Pot. At this point the water should come up to about the half-way point in the cooking dish.
  9. 11. Seal the lid and press start. Let the Instant Pot naturally release for 10 minutes, then press to vent.
  10. 12. Carefully remove once the pressure is reduced and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Caramelized Onion, Bacon, and Asparagus Strata
Amount Per Serving
Calories 479 Calories from Fat 306
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 34g 52%
Saturated Fat 16g 80%
Cholesterol 297mg 99%
Sodium 631mg 26%
Potassium 293mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 4g
Protein 23g 46%
Vitamin A 23.2%
Vitamin C 3.8%
Calcium 34.9%
Iron 14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


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