SMOKED HAM AND GRUYÈRE EGG BAKE

Dave Smith

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@DaveSSmith1

Soft in the middle and crunchy on top, this comforting breakfast dish is part strata and part pudding. The ham lends an alluring smoky taste, while the Gruyère, an excellent melting cheese, adds a slightly nutty note. Great for a Bed&breakfast


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Serves:

8

Prep:

5 Hr

Cook:

50 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

6 c
artisan-style italian bread, cubed (1/2 inch) day-old
1 c
ham, smoked and slivered or finely chopped
2 c
gruyere cheese, shredded
4
egg
3 c
milk, low-fat
1 Tbsp
dijon mustard
1/2 tsp
hot pepper sauce, or to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Coat 13x9-inch (3-quart) shallow glass or ceramic baking dish with cooking spray. Arrange bread in bottom; sprinkle with ham and cheese.
2
Whisk eggs in large bowl until blended; whisk in all remaining ingredients. Pour over bread mixture, pressing down with back of spatula to keep bread submerged. Cover and refrigerate 5 hours or overnight.
3
Heat oven to 350°F. Bake, uncovered, 50 to 60 minutes or until golden brown and knife inserted in center comes out moist but clean. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Breakfast Casseroles, Eggs
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #eggs, #ham, #gruyere