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Cheesy Bacon Egg Brunch Casserole

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

Ingredients
Serves: Makes 12 servings.
Directions
25 mins Prep time 50 mins Cook time
25 mins Prep time
50 mins Cook time
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Cook bacon in large skillet until crisp. Drain bacon on paper towels; crumble and set aside. Remove all but 2 tablespoons drippings from skillet. Add onion to skillet; cook and and stir 3 minutes or until softened.

  • 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.

  • Beat eggs in medium bowl with wire whisk. Add milk, mustard, pepper and nutmeg; mix well. Gradually pour into baking dish. Press bread cubes lightly into egg mixture until completely covered. Let stand 10 minutes.

  • Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until center is set and top is golden brown.

Cooking tip

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.

Test Kitchen Tip: For a meatless alternative, try Southwest Brunch Casserole.

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Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • Calories: 260Cholesterol: 118mg
  • Sodium: 501mgProtein: 15g
  • Total Fat: 16gFiber: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 14g

Ratings & Reviews: 14

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