Meat Lover’s Bread Pudding

Meat Lover’s Bread Pudding

Your family will love this cheesy bread pudding made with beef and sausage! To save time in the kitchen, use 3 cups thawed Make-Ahead Seasoned Ground Beef and Sausage from your freezer.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:20

Hr:Mins

Makes

10

servings

1
lb ground beef round
1/2
lb bulk Italian pork sausage
1
container (8 oz) refrigerated prechopped onion, celery and bell pepper
1
cup marinara sauce
1
cup half-and-half
1
teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
8
eggs
2
boxes (9.5 oz each) frozen five-cheese Texas toast, cut into 1-inch cubes
2
cups shredded Italian cheese blend (8 oz)
Small fresh basil leaves, if desired
Additional marinara sauce, heated, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9- inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In 12-inch skillet, cook beef, sausage and onion mixture over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef and sausage are thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in 1 cup marinara sauce.
  2. In medium bowl, beat half-and-half, Italian seasoning, garlic salt, pepper and eggs with wire whisk until blended.
  3. Layer half of the Texas toast in baking dish; top with half of the meat mixture and 1 cup of the cheese blend. Repeat layers. Pour egg mixture over top.
  4. Bake uncovered 50 to 55 minutes or until center is set. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Garnish with basil. Serve with additional marinara sauce.
Makes 10 servings (1 piece)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Ingredient Tip
Texas toast makes a creative base for this savory bread pudding. It’s easiest to cut the bread into cubes while frozen.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 413
    • Total Fat 22 1/2g
      • (Saturated Fat 9g,),
    • Sodium 755mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 27g
      • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Protein 25g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      Exchanges:
      • 1 1/2 Starch;
      • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
      • 1 1/2 Lean Meat;
      • 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
      • 1 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 2;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.