Spring Morning Casserole
Total TimePrep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 40 min. + standing
- 2 cups cut fresh asparagus (1-inch pieces)
- 1 small sweet red pepper, chopped
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 8 cups cubed day old French bread
- 1 cup cubed fully cooked ham
- 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
- 8 large eggs, beaten
- 2 cups 2% milk
- 1/3 cup honey
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- In a large skillet, saute the asparagus, red pepper and onion in butter until tender; set aside.
- Place bread in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Layer with ham, 1 cup cheese and vegetable mixture. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, milk, honey, salt and pepper. Pour over the top. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
- Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting.
Nutrition Facts1 piece: 289 calories, 14g fat (8g saturated fat), 178mg cholesterol, 612mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 15g protein.
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Apr 20, 2017
Made this at my daughter's and everyone loved it. She was out of honey, so I used maple syrup in stead. Yummy!
May 4, 2015
Delicious! And easy to make. I made it for Bible study brunch at church.
Apr 27, 2014
Loved it! I doubled the asparagus (only used the tips) and the ham.
Apr 7, 2013
I made recipe exactly as is for company visiting. It was wonderful. Loved that I could make a day ahead of time and just pop it in the oven the next morning.