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Eggs Royale Recipe

My aunt gave this recipe to me after she served it at a wedding brunch. With muffins and fresh fruit, it's now my favorite breakfast entree. My hobbies are cooking and collecting cookbooks. In fact, I've collected so many books my dad built a bookshelf especially for them.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Bake: 35 min. YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups seasoned croutons
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 10 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled

Directions

  • 1. Place croutons in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Cover with cheese.
  • 2. In a bowl, beat eggs, milk, mustard, salt, onion powder and pepper; pour over cheese. Sprinkle with bacon. Cover and chill 8 hours or overnight. Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before baking.
  • 3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-40 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand 5 minutes before cutting. Yield: 8-10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 255 calories, 17 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 145 mg cholesterol, 618 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 13 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.