As-You-Like-It Breakfast Casserole
2 c. grated cheddar cheese
2 c. milk
1/8 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
6 slices day-old bread, cut into cubes
Additions (choose two or three):
1 c. corn (cooked or frozen)
½ c. chopped broccoli
¾ c. sliced mushrooms
¼ c. sliced green onions or chopped onion
1 c. cubed ham
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Beat the eggs in a large bowl. Mix in the milk, cheese, salt and pepper. Add the bread and carefully stir until all pieces of bread are moistened (don’t overmix). Add additions. Bake in casserole dish for one to 1½ hours, until the top is browned and the center springs back when touched, with no liquid present. Let cool for 10 minutes before serving
Makes 12 servings.
When made with broccoli, mushrooms and onions, each serving has 180 calories, 10 g fat, 12 g protein, 10 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber and 270 mg sodium.