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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

COOKING WITH CLORIS - DINNER BREAKFAST CASSEROLE


Who says you have to eat breakfast in the morning? Try a breakfast casserole for a hearty dinner.

Dinner Breakfast Casserole

Ingredients:
6 strips bacon
1 Vidalia onion
2 cups frozen chopped broccoli, thawed
5 eggs
1-1/3 cups milk
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon paprika
4 cups day-old French bread, cut in 1” cubes
4 oz. shredded cheddar
cooking spray

Cook the bacon until crisp. Crumble when cool enough to handle. Stet aside.

Chop onion. Cook in 2 tablespoons bacon fat until caramelized.

Spray a 2 qt. baking dish with cooking spray.

In a large bowl combine eggs, milk, salt, and paprika. Stir in bread cubes, bacon, onion, broccoli, and cheese. Pour into baking dish. Refrigerate for at least 2 hrs. and up to 24 hrs.

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Bake covered for 20 minutes. Remove cover and bake an additional 20-30 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Allow to stand for 10 minutes before serving.

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