Cheesy Bacon and Egg Brunch Casserole Recipe

Cheesy Bacon and Egg Brunch Casserole Recipe

Prep Time

25 minutes

Cook Time

50 minutes

Serves

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Cheesy Bacon and Egg Brunch Casserole Recipe

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

Recipe courtesy of McCormick®.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 260, Fat: 16 g, Carbohydrates: 14 g, Cholesterol: 128 mg, Sodium: 492 mg, Fiber: 1 g, Protein: 15 g.

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

Ingredients

  • 8 slices bacon
  • 1 medium onion, chopped (1 cup)
  • 1 loaf (8 ounces) Italian bread, cut into 1-inch cubes (5 cups)
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Mustard, Ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Nutmeg, Ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Black Pepper, Ground

Preparation

  • 1 Preheat oven to 350°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 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.
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