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prep:
10 mins
chill:
8 hrs
bake:
45 mins
stand:
5 mins
total:
8 hrs 60 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a mixing bowl, toss together the croutons, cheddar cheese, and cooked bacon or ham. Turn into an 2-quart rectangular baking dish or 6 to 8 individual 5-inch round baking dishes.

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  • In another bowl, beat together the milk, eggs, mustard, onion powder, and pepper. Pour the mixture over the crouton mixture in the baking dish. Cover and refrigerate at least 8 hours or up to 24 hours.

  • Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degree F oven for about 45 minutes (15 minutes for individual baking dishes) or until a knife inserted near center comes out clean. Let baked casserole stand for 5 minutes before serving. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

  • To vary the recipe, add 2 cups frozen broccoli cuts, thawed and drained (1 cup for halved recipe), to crouton mixture. Continue as in recipe, except bake for about 5 minutes more.

Tips

To vary the recipe, add 2 cups frozen broccoli cuts, thawed and drained (1 cup for halved recipe), to crouton mixture. Continue as in recipe, except bake for about 5 minutes more.

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If desired, halve recipe, except use 2 eggs. Bake in a greased 9-inch pie plate in a 350 degree F oven for 25 to 30 minutes. Makes 3 or 4 servings.

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To reduce the fat and cholesterol, substitute reduced-fat cheese and refrigerated or frozen egg product for the regular cheese and eggs.

Nutrition Facts

295 calories; fat 19g; cholesterol 155mg; saturated fat 11g; carbohydrates 12g; insoluble fiber 1g; protein 18g; vitamin a 144.2RE; vitamin c 0.6mg; sodium 447mg; calcium 393.8mg; iron 1.1mg.
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