A delicious casserole that can be altered in many ways to change it from day to day. You may substitute bacon or sausage for the ham if you wish. Add peppers, onions, hash browns or anything else that suits your fancy.

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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Melt butter in an 8x8 inch glass baking dish or small casserole dish. Add croutons and toss to coat. Sprinkle cheese on top of croutons. In a large bowl, beat together eggs, milk and dry mustard. Pour egg mixture over croutons and cheese. Sprinkle on cubed ham. Cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate overnight.

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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Let casserole stand at room temperature while oven heats.

  • Bake in preheated oven for 40 minutes, until eggs are set. Let sit for 5 minutes before cutting. Can also be frozen and microwaved later.

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Nutrition Facts

358 calories; 29.5 g total fat; 254 mg cholesterol; 733 mg sodium. 4.9 g carbohydrates; 18.3 g protein; Full Nutrition

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Rating: 4 stars
04/26/2005
Very good - would give it 5 stars but I did make some alterations. First I used about 1 1/2 cups of croutons 5 eggs and 1 cup of milk. Otherwise the casserole would have been very flat in an 8x8 dish. I used crumbled bacon instead of ham and with the butter and cheese the casserole was a bit greasy so next time I would cut down on the butter a bit. Would also possibly add some diced onions for extra flavor. Overall a very easy and tasty recipe. WILL make again! UPDATE Made again without butter (coated croutons with butter flavored cooking spray). Tasted just as good but a lot less greasy. Also rolled the crumbled bacon in paper towel to remove some grease. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 2 stars
12/27/2010
I hate to say anything negative but I have to put my 2 cents worth into this. The croutons did nothing for this recipe. I have made a 'great' breakfast casserole for fellow workers but this would not have been it. I have eaten some sorry egg casseroles at B & B's and this was to me like some of them unimpressive. Sorry but I won't make this one again. Some people are easier to please than me. I am a 'breakfast person'. My husband wasn't impressed either. Read More
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158 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 107
  • 4 star values: 34
  • 3 star values: 10
  • 2 star values: 6
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 4 stars
04/26/2005
Very good - would give it 5 stars but I did make some alterations. First I used about 1 1/2 cups of croutons 5 eggs and 1 cup of milk. Otherwise the casserole would have been very flat in an 8x8 dish. I used crumbled bacon instead of ham and with the butter and cheese the casserole was a bit greasy so next time I would cut down on the butter a bit. Would also possibly add some diced onions for extra flavor. Overall a very easy and tasty recipe. WILL make again! UPDATE Made again without butter (coated croutons with butter flavored cooking spray). Tasted just as good but a lot less greasy. Also rolled the crumbled bacon in paper towel to remove some grease. Read More
(639)
Rating: 4 stars
04/26/2005
Very good - would give it 5 stars but I did make some alterations. First I used about 1 1/2 cups of croutons 5 eggs and 1 cup of milk. Otherwise the casserole would have been very flat in an 8x8 dish. I used crumbled bacon instead of ham and with the butter and cheese the casserole was a bit greasy so next time I would cut down on the butter a bit. Would also possibly add some diced onions for extra flavor. Overall a very easy and tasty recipe. WILL make again! UPDATE Made again without butter (coated croutons with butter flavored cooking spray). Tasted just as good but a lot less greasy. Also rolled the crumbled bacon in paper towel to remove some grease. Read More
(639)
Rating: 5 stars
01/24/2006
Very YUMMY! My fiance and I have made it 3 times already since discovering it! I've even tried baking it immediately after preparing it as opposed to letting it sit for a while and it turned out just as good. I've also used ripped up hamburger bun pieces instead of croutons and that worked fine too. I now cut down on the amount of butter as previous reviewers suggested and the casserole is much less greasy. Oh yes I also use 5 eggs and a tad more milk to fill the pan a bit more but the casserole fluffs up a bit while baking. Thanks for the great recipe! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/01/2003
YUM!!!!! This is a great and easy recipe to make for breakfast! I did add 6 eggs insted of 4 and used 1 cup of milk instead of 3/4 to avoid any "burning" of the croutons. I have made this three times now and each time I try something new..I'll add green and red bell peppers and onions and the next I added fresh sliced mushrooms. Very Tasty! In fact I plan to double the recipe and make for the upcoming Easter holiday. Thank you Pat! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/16/2002
I made this Christmas morning. Did not have croutons so I put some bread in the oven and toasted it and then cubed it and used that. Delicious! This recipe is definitely a keeper and one that I'll use again and again. Everyone loved it! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/22/2009
This was excellent wonderful flavor. I cooked it in a loaf pan and had no trouble with too dry. The boyfriend actually commented on how tasty it was and he's not into eggs! I made it as stated except had no croutons so I just cut up a piece of toast. Nommy! UPDATE: This time I am trying to clean out the fridge so I added some cottage cheese half a green pepper a chopped roma tomato a little spinach and some basil. Used toast again and had white cheddar on hand. Popped it in the fridge about 4 pm and threw it in the oven at 6:45. Took about an hour to cook with all the extra stuff-and I had to dump out a LOT of extra grease-but turned out great! Much richer with the cottage cheese. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/07/2004
I have tried a dozen breakfast casseroles in the last month and this is just the one I was looking for. Taste Great! Simple! Wonderful! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/17/2008
This turned out GREAT! As most of us do - I try to cut back here and there. Where it called for butter I used "I cant believe its not butter" and I made my own croutons (baked). I heard its healthier to do so (store bought ones are fried. I used low fat cheese & milk! YOU WOULD NEVER KNOW! Great recipe..... Thank You Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/17/2007
So easy and great tasting. The bonus for me is that this is a breakfast casserole dish feeding four as opposed to 40.:) Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/21/2003
I made this for Thanksgiving brunch. It was very simple and delicious. I scaled it to 12 servings and used a little more croutons that called for because I used chorizo sausage instead of ham. Chorizo is very greasy! I also made my own croutons from fresh mini loaves (white & wheat). Everyone loved the casserole even the kids! I will use this recipe again. Read More
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Rating: 2 stars
12/27/2010
I hate to say anything negative but I have to put my 2 cents worth into this. The croutons did nothing for this recipe. I have made a 'great' breakfast casserole for fellow workers but this would not have been it. I have eaten some sorry egg casseroles at B & B's and this was to me like some of them unimpressive. Sorry but I won't make this one again. Some people are easier to please than me. I am a 'breakfast person'. My husband wasn't impressed either. Read More
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