Cheese and Onion Bread Casserole
Recipe from Family Circle

This bread, cheese, and onion recipe bakes to a golden brown and is a quick and easy meatless one-dish meal.


Cheese and Onion Bread Casserole

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Ingredients
  • 4   
    eggs
  • 3   cups 
    low-fat (1%) milk
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    ground nutmeg
  • 1   loaf 
    French bread (about 16 inches long), cubed (about 8 cups)
  • 2   tablespoons 
    olive oil
  • 3   large 
    onions (about 1-1/2 pound) sliced
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    sugar
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    salt
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    black pepper
  • 2   cups 
    shredded Cheddar cheese
Directions
1.
Whisk together eggs, milk and nutmeg in large bowl. Add bread cubes. Let mixture stand 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
2.
Heat oil in large nonstick skillet. Add onion, sugar, salt and pepper; cook over medium-low heat until onion is very tender, 15 minutes.
3.
Heat oven to 350 degrees . Coat 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
4.
Spoon half of bread mixture into baking dish. Top with half of onion mixture. Repeat with the remaining bread and onion. Sprinkle with cheese.
5.
Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes or until puffed and golden. Let cool slightly before serving.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 397, Fat, total (g) 13, chol. (mg) 141, sat. fat (g) 8, carb. (g) 40, fiber (g) 3, pro. (g) 18, sodium (mg) 733, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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