This one-dish brunch casserole is ideal for a crowd.
Amount Per Serving
1loafItalian bread, cut into 1-inch cubes
2cupsshredded Cheddar cheese
1cupshredded mozzarella cheese
1 1/2cupslowfat milk
2teaspoonsdried ground mustard
1teaspoonground black pepper
Preheat oven to 350 °F.
Cook the bacon in a large skillet until crisp. Drain on paper towels, crumble and set aside.
Remove all but 2 tablespoons drippings from the skillet. Add the onion to the skillet. Cook and and stir 3 minutes or until softened.
Spread half of the bread cubes in a baking dish. Layer with half each of the onion, bacon, Cheddar cheese and mozzarella cheese. Spread evenly with the cottage cheese. Top with remaining bread cubes, onion, bacon, Cheddar cheese and mozzarella cheese.
Beat the eggs in a medium bowl with a wire whisk.
Add the milk, mustard, nutmeg and pepper, then mix well.
Gradually pour the mixture into the baking dish. Press the 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.
Serve with a fruit salad, if desired.
Price Per Serving
based on average national price: excludes store savings and local grocery store pricing