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