Cheesy Bacon and Egg Brunch Casserole

Cheesy Bacon and Egg Brunch Casserole

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"This one-dish brunch casserole is ideal for a crowd. Add a fruit salad and you can sit back and enjoy your company."

Ingredients

1 h 15 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 407 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 407 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 21.7 g
  • 33%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.7g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 20.2 g
  • 40%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 121 mg
  • 40%
  • Sodium:
  • 776 mg
  • 31%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cook bacon in large skillet until crisp. Reserve 2 tablespoons of the drippings. Drain bacon on paper towels; crumble and set aside. Add onion to drippings in skillet; cook and stir 3 minutes or until softened.
  2. Spread 1/2 of the bread cubes in 13x9-inch baking dish. Layer with 1/2 each of the onion, bacon, Cheddar cheese and mozzarella cheese. Spread evenly with cottage cheese. Top with remaining bread cubes, onion, bacon, Cheddar cheese and mozzarella cheese.
  3. Beat eggs in medium bowl until foamy. Add milk, mustard, nutmeg and pepper; beat until well blended. Pour evenly over top. Press bread cubes lightly into egg mixture until completely covered. Let stand 10 minutes.
  4. Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until center is set and top is golden brown.

Footnotes

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  • Make Ahead:¬†Casserole can be assembled 1 day ahead. Prepare as directed, increasing milk to 2 cups. Cover and store in refrigerator. Remove cover and bake as directed.
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Made this for an after Christmas brunch for 10 people and everyone loved it!

Excellent! I used Hawaiian Bread and followed the directions just as written. I assembled it the night before and baked it off in the morning. Delicious.

I made this for a party of 16 for Christmas brunch. I used homemade french bread and turkey bacon, and scaled up by about 25%. I made the whole thing the night before, saving the egg/milk mix to...