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Easter Brunch Lasagna

Ham, broccoli and hard-cooked eggs are terrific together in this unique brunch lasagna. I came up with the recipe for a family gathering. Muffins and fresh fruit are all I add to nicely round out the meal. -Sarah Larson, La Farge, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Bake: 40 min. + standing
  • Makes
    12 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash white pepper
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green onions
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 9 lasagna noodles, cooked and drained
  • 2 cups diced fully cooked ham
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen chopped broccoli, thawed
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 hard-boiled large eggs, finely chopped


  • In a heavy saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in the onions, lemon juice and hot pepper sauce.
  • Spread a fourth of the white sauce in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Layer with three noodles, half of the ham and broccoli, 3 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, 1 cup cheddar cheese, half of the eggs and a fourth of the white sauce. Repeat layers. Top with the remaining noodles, white sauce and cheeses.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until bubbly. Let stand for 15 minutes before cutting.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 371 calories, 23g fat (14g saturated fat), 144mg cholesterol, 715mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 19g protein.

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  • Janet
    Nov 20, 2018

    Can it be made the day before and heated up?

  • s_pants
    Oct 14, 2018


  • jodiliz
    Dec 11, 2014

    Anyone have a suggestion to make this festive for Christmas? I was thinking of adding diced pimentos, wondered if that would look nice with the broccoli?

  • poe_1237
    Jan 4, 2013

    pinkiepie, yes you can make it the night before.

  • poe_1237
    Jan 4, 2013

    I make this again and again and again! Such a crowd pleaser. Can't say enough good things about it. If you have never tried it, make sure that you do.

  • poe_1237
    Jul 14, 2012

    I have made this MANY times. It is so good and always a crowd pleaser at playdates and brunches.

  • pinkiepie
    Jun 28, 2012

    Any one who's made this do you think you could make in advance and bake another day?

  • amytime99
    Jan 31, 2010

    Don't wait for Easter to try this one! I didn't have a full 3 cups of cheddar on hand, but since it called for hot pepper sauce, I used sharp cheddar for the 1st layer and finished it off with a mexi-blend shred. It was really good! Worth the effort to prepare... it made a nice Sunday brunch. For best results, make sure the ham, broccoli, and especially the eggs are finely chopped.

  • andrearuwersma
    Jan 5, 2010

    My husband doesn't usually take seconds, but he did on this meal! Loved it!

  • The Cookster
    Jan 16, 2009

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