Monday, January 28, 2013

Caramelized Onion Breakfast Casserole

I love caramelized onions and I love new ideas for breakfast. This new-to-me breakfast recipe was the perfect find.

This casserole is substantial enough for lunch or dinner if you don't care for a big breakfast.


Caramelized Onions Breakfast Casserole

4 strips bacon
1 onion, sliced thin
2 cups broccoli
5 eggs
1 1/3 cups milk
1/2 tsp basil
1/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper
4 cups bread cubes (a crusty sourdough is perfect)
4 oz. Swiss cheese (or whatever kind of cheese you prefer)

In skillet, fry bacon. Remove bacon and crumble. In drippings, cook onion on medium-low for about 15 minutes until nice and browned. In a pan, cook broccoli until almost tender.

In bowl, combine eggs, milk, and seasonings. Stir in bread, brocolli, onion, cheese, and bacon. Transfer to greased 9x9 baking dish. Cover and refrigerate for 2 to 24 hours.

Bake covered casserole in 350 oven for 20 minutes. Uncover and bake 20 minutes longer or until knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Serve.

4 comments :

  1. I think I just found supper for tomorrow night! Thanks! Nola

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  2. Mmmmm...yummy! I love carmelized onions! And I love savory bread puddings! I make one with mushrooms and Parmesan cheese, that has a lot of onions in it as well. The recipe calls for just sautéing until soft, but I think you've inspired me try carmelizing them next time. This recipe will be a must-try for my family as well, we LOVE broccoli! Thank you for sharing!

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  3. Oh my... This sounds wonderful. My hubby and me love anything with onions. I'll be trying this one. Hope you are having a wonderful week.
    Many Blessings,
    Amy

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  4. This looks very delicious! My hubby and I also love onions so I know it will be popular here.
    Blessings,
    Betsy
    Http://www.betsy-thesimplelifeofaqueenblogspot.com

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