Ham and Swiss Brunch Bake

Brunch for a bunch? Serve your bunch ham and cheese sandwiches that magically turn into a tasty egg bake.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

1
loaf (1 lb) French bread, cut into 1/2-inch slices
2
tablespoons Dijon mustard
8
oz thinly sliced cooked ham
8
oz thinly sliced Swiss cheese
4
eggs
2
cups milk
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4
cup Progresso™ plain bread crumbs
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
3
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

  • 1 In ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish, arrange half of the bread slices, overlapping as needed. Brush bread in dish with mustard. Top evenly with ham and Swiss cheese, overlapping as needed. Top with remaining bread slices, arranging them over first layer of bread slices to make sandwiches.
  • 2 In medium bowl, beat eggs and milk with wire whisk until well blended. Carefully pour over sandwiches. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour but no longer than 12 hours.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix Parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, parsley and butter. Set aside.
  • 4 Heat oven to 375°F. Sprinkle crumb topping over casserole. Bake uncovered 30 to 35 minutes or until sandwiches are puffed and golden brown.

Expert Tips

Prepare this dish the night before. Cover and refrigerate the sandwiches separately from the topping. Add the topping just before baking.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
135mg
135%;
Sodium
810mg
810%;
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
22g
22%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
30%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.