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Feta Breakfast Bake Recipe

Guests at our family's bed-and-breakfast love this easy-prep brunch item. You can try several variations of the egg dish with your favorite types of cheese. Add a sprig of oregano as a pretty garnish.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour + standing YIELD:12-14 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups seasoned salad croutons
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • 8 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups cubed fully cooked ham

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine croutons and feta cheese; transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, basil, oregano and pepper. Slowly pour over crouton mixture. Sprinkle with ham.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 60-65 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting. Yield: 12-14 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2/3 cup) equals 193 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 146 mg cholesterol, 519 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 12 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.