This is an easy but good breakfast casserole. The cheese and bacon give it a lovely flavor.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
45 mins
additional:
8 hrs 30 mins
total:
9 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
1 breakfast casserole
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Spray a 9-inch square baking dish with cooking spray. Place bread slices in a single layer in the bottom of the prepared baking dish.

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  • Whisk milk, egg substitute, and chives together in a bowl; pour over bread slices into prepared baking dish. Sprinkle bacon crumbles over the top. Cover the dish with plastic wrap and refrigerate, 8 hours to overnight.

  • Remove and discard plastic wrap from baking dish; let dish come to room temperature, about 30 minutes.

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  • Bake casserole in the preheated oven for 40 minutes. Sprinkle cheese over the top and continue baking until cheese is melted and casserole is set, about 5 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts

177 calories; protein 13.1g 26% DV; carbohydrates 12g 4% DV; fat 8.3g 13% DV; cholesterol 21.4mg 7% DV; sodium 330.2mg 13% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (20)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
04/14/2016
I used green onions instead of chives and added salt and pepper. This was a very good cheesy meal! Would make again and I love that it only makes a small casserole size! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
10/03/2019
Didn’t care for this. The bread in the middle was a little weird. Next time I will use torn up bread and real eggs. It was easy to make. Just needs a little something else. Read More
22 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 8
  • 4 star values: 10
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
04/14/2016
I used green onions instead of chives and added salt and pepper. This was a very good cheesy meal! Would make again and I love that it only makes a small casserole size! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/17/2017
Eggs cheese bacon. How can you go wrong with these ingredients? I'm nicknaming this cheaters quiche Lorraine. I used French bread chopped sweet onions and added Rosemary at the end. I also double or triple the amount of cheese. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/25/2019
This an amended recipe based upon one from the ‘70’s. Unless you’re on a restricted diet, I see no reason to not use a full egg for fluff and richness. I usually use sourdough bread for this Recipe for better texture. This casserole is always a winner with fresh OJ or fresh fruit. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
08/25/2019
I toasted the bread first Read More
Rating: 4 stars
08/31/2019
It turned out okay but I didn’t let it sit overnight. Good flavor and I added green peppers Read More
Rating: 4 stars
08/30/2019
I didn't have a glass dish so I had to use nonstick. That being said I only chilled out for 6 hours. I used precooked bacon and real eggs. I used 5 eggs total. I really liked the flavor until now afterwards I have metal mouth. Also it was very mushy I'm the middle but with great crisp at the edges. I will make it again with a glass dish and see how it goes. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
10/04/2019
This was a nice way to end the day. It was assembled prior to leaving the house for work and baked 9 hours later. It was light and tasty. If made again, I will add some red peppers for color and green onions for a little more flavor. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
08/26/2019
liked cheese so this is a winner! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
08/26/2019
I have a bit of a cholesterol problem, so using egg-beaters (real egg whites with beta carotene for color) is great! They cut calories as well. This great recipe is awesome to prepare ahead, so in the morning I can focus on getting ready for the day. Folks who don't try the recipe because of the egg-beaters, and yet give it a bad review are not working within the spirit of this site. Read More
Rating: 3 stars
10/03/2019
Didn’t care for this. The bread in the middle was a little weird. Next time I will use torn up bread and real eggs. It was easy to make. Just needs a little something else. Read More