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Florentine Brunch Casserole

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 20 min.
Cook Time: 30 min.
Total: 50 min.
This casserole is hearty and tasty enough to be served as breakfast, brunch or even dinner!


  • 4 cups cubed French or Italian bread, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 (10-ounce) packages frozen, chopped spinach, thawed and well drained
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped Canadian bacon or lean ham
  • 2 cups shredded 2% milk sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 8 eggs
  • 2 cups skim milk
  • 2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp dry mustard
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup reduced fat sour cream, optional


  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • Coat a 9 x 13-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Layer bread pieces, spinach, onion, ham and cheese in casserole dish.
  • In a large bowl, Beat together eggs, milk, thyme, salt, mustard and nutmeg; Blend well. Slowly Pour egg mixture into baking dish.
  • Bake immediately, or cover and refrigerate overnight. Remove cover before baking. Bake until casserole is golden, puffy and center reaches 160F, about 25 to 30 minutes.
  • Remove from oven; Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Top each serving with sour cream, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 315
  Calories from Fat 27 (9%)
(5%)Total Fat 3g
(0%)Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(90%)Cholesterol 271mg
(37%)Sodium 886mg
(0%)Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 20g
(12%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(0%)Protein 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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