Cheddar and Mushroom Breakfast Squares

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

A great brunch solution for Easter, bridal showers, graduations and other spring-time parties. Can even be made ahead of time!


Featured Pinch Tips Video

Comments:

Serves:

9 Servings

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 tsp
butter
2 c
sliced white button mushrooms
1/2 c
sliced green onion, including green tops
6 slice
country style bread, cubed (divided)
2 c
shredded, reduced fat cheddar cheese (divided)
2 c
at free or low fat milk
2 c
egg substitute
1 tsp
red or green hot pepper sauce
1/4 tsp
salt (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Spray an 8 x 8-inch square glass or ceramic baking dish with cooking spray; set aside.

In a medium skillet over medium heat, melt butter and add mushrooms. Cook mushrooms about 5 minutes or until softened and brown at edges. Stir in green onion; set aside.
2
Place 1/2 of the bread cubes in prepared baking dish. Scatter 1/2 of the mushroom mixture and 1/2 of the cheese over bread cubes. Layer remaining bread cubes and mushroom mixture; set aside.
3
In a large bowl, beat milk, egg substitute, pepper sauce and salt, if desired, until well blended. Pour milk mixture over bread cubes and top with the remaining cheese.
4
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Bake, covered for 45 minutes. Remove foil and bake an additional 15 minutes or until top is puffed up and cheese is browned at edges. Let cool for 5 minutes; cut into squares to serve.
5
Note:
Make ahead suggestion: cover dish with foil and refrigerate for 8-10 hours before baking.

Create your own variations by using other vegetables.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy