Make-Ahead Spring Brunch Bake

Make-Ahead Spring Brunch Bake

Prepared in 25 minutes the night before, this tasty egg casserole serves 12 with ease.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

9:45

Hrs:Mins

Makes

12

servings

2
tablespoons margarine or butter
2
medium leeks, quartered, sliced, using bulb and light green portions (about 2 cups)
8
oz. fresh asparagus spears, trimmed, broken into 1-inch pieces
5
cups frozen southern-style hash-brown potatoes (from 32-oz package)
1/2
cup roasted red bell pepper strips (from 7.25-oz jar)
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon dried dill weed
8
eggs
1
pint (2 cups) half-and-half or milk
1
cup finely shredded fresh Parmesan cheese (4 oz)
  1. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Melt margarine in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add leeks and asparagus pieces; cook and stir 5 to 6 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Add potatoes, roasted pepper strips, salt and dill; mix lightly. Spoon evenly into sprayed baking dish.
  3. Beat eggs in medium bowl. Add half-and-half; beat well. Add half of the cheese; mix well. Pour over vegetable mixture in baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining half of cheese. Cover with foil; refrigerate at least 8 hours or overnight.
  4. Heat oven to 350°F. Bake, covered, 45 minutes. Uncover; bake an additional 20 to 25 minutes or until center is set. Let stand 10 minutes. Cut into squares. If desired, garnish with red bell pepper strips.
Makes 12 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
The white bulb and light green portion of a leek are its most tender parts. The dark green leaves are usually tough and should be discarded. Sand and dirt hide between the layers of a leek, so rinse sliced leeks until they are free of any residue.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 250
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 13g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 165mg;
  • Sodium 450mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 22g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 11g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.