Mushroom Egg Bake

Ingredients

  • 6oz. toasted bread cubes
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • ½ lb. crumbled cooked bacon
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 ¾ cups milk, divided
  • ¾ tsp. mustard
  • 6 oz. sliced mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • ¼ cup half and half
  • 3 cups grated potatoes, skin on
  • ½ tsp. onion powder
  • ¼ tsp pepper

Steps

  1. Place bread cubes in buttered 9” x 12” baking pan.
  2. Sprinkle with cheese and bacon.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk eggs, 2 ¼ cups milk, salt and mustard.
  4. Pour over bacon and cheese.
  5. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  6. Remove from frig 30 minutes before baking.
  7. Sauté’ mushrooms in butter until browned.
  8. Combine mushrooms and half and half until blended.
  9. Spread over casserole.
  10. Top with potatoes, sprinkle with onion powder and pepper.
  11. Cover and bake at 350 deg. For 30 min.
  12. Uncover, bake for 35 minutes longer till edges and potatoes are browned.
  13. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Serves: 12

Credit: Camille Van Sant