Country Morning Casserole Recipe

The following recipe printed in the 2019 Fall edition of the Oldham County Extension Newsletter.

country morning casserole recipe

Country Morning Casserole Recipe

Makes 8 servings
Serving size: 3-by-3 inch piece
Cost per recipe: $4.51
Cost per serving: $0.56

Casserole Ingredients

  • 2 cups whole-wheat bread, cut into cubes
  • 1 cup shredded low-fat cheddar cheese
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup frozen broccoli florets
  • 1/2 bell pepper, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 onion, chopped

Casserole Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a 7-by-11-inch or 9-by-9-inch pan, layer bread cubes and shredded cheddar.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix eggs, milk, salt, garlic powder, pepper and vegetables. Pour over bread.
  4. Bake for approximately one hour (check periodically) or until eggs have set.

Nutrition facts per serving:
120 calories; 5g total fat; 2g saturated fat; 0g trans fat; 170mg cholesterol; 400mg sodium; 9g carbohydrate; 1g fiber; 3g sugar; 0g added sugar; 12g protein; 0% Daily Value of vitamin D; 10% Daily Value of calcium; 6% Daily Value of iron; 4% Daily Value of potassium

Sources: Brooke Jenkins-Howard, Extension Specialist, University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service; USDA

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