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Eggs Benedict Casserole

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 45 min.

Makes

12 servings (1-2/3 cups sauce)

This eggs Benedict casserole is just as tasty as the classic but without all the hassle. Simply assemble the ingredients ahead, and bake it the next morning for an elegant breakfast or brunch. —Sandie Heindel, Liberty, Missouri

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces Canadian bacon, chopped
  • 6 English muffins, split and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 8 large eggs
  • 2 cups 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • HOLLANDAISE SAUCE:
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • Minced chives, optional

Directions

  1. Place half of the Canadian bacon in a greased 3-qt. or 13x9-in. baking dish; top with English muffins and remaining bacon. In a large bowl, whisk eggs, milk and onion powder; pour over top. Refrigerate, covered, overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 375°. Remove casserole from refrigerator while oven heats. Sprinkle top with paprika. Bake, covered, 35 minutes. Uncover; bake 10-15 minutes longer or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  3. In top of a double boiler or a metal bowl over simmering water, whisk egg yolks, cream, lemon juice and mustard until blended; cook until mixture is just thick enough to coat a metal spoon and temperature reaches 160°, whisking constantly. Reduce heat to very low. Very slowly drizzle in warm melted butter, whisking constantly. Serve immediately with casserole. If desired, sprinkle with chives.

Eggs Benedict Casserole Tips

How can you thicken or thin the Hollandaise sauce?

There are many ways you can alter the Hollandaise sauce. If you want to thin it out, you can add more lemon juice or a splash of water. To thicken it, you can reduce the liquid or add more butter. Butter is one of our favorite sauce thickeners.

How do you store eggs Benedict casserole?

You can store this breakfast egg casserole recipe covered inside the fridge. It'll last for about 2-3 days when stored this way.

What else can you add to eggs Benedict casserole?

Try adding asparagus, cheese (such as Swiss or mozzarella) and nutmeg spice to your eggs Benedict casserole. To switch things up, try swapping the Canadian bacon with a different type of bacon.

Christina Herbst, Taste of Home Assistant Digital Editor

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 286 calories, 19g fat (10g saturated fat), 256mg cholesterol, 535mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 14g protein.