Breakfast Ham Bake

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    Servings Number 6 - 8 people
    Prep Time00h 15
    Cooking Time01h 20
    A hearty and savory breakfast bake that is easy to make using ham, cheese and French bread cubes.

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    Ingredients and Method

    Ingredients

    • 2 tablespoons butter or olive oil
    • 3/4 cup onion, diced
    • 1 1/2 cup red & green bell peppers, julienne sliced
    • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
    • 8 eggs
    • 3 cups half & half
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, ground
    • 8 cups French bread, cut into 1" cubes
    • 1 1/2 cups Burgers' Smokehouse Hickory Smoked Ham cubes
    • 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
    • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated

    Method

    1. In a large saucepan, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add onion & bell peppers; saute approximately 4 minutes.
    2. Next, add garlic & cook 30 seconds, remove from heat and set aside.
    3. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, half & half, salt and pepper until well combined. Add bread, ham, cheddar cheese, onion mixture, and 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese over top. Pour into an 8x8 or 9x9 baking dish (lightly greased.)
    4. Cover & refrigerate at least 1 hour or preferably overnight. When ready to serve, bake at 350 degrees F until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Approximately 45-50 minutes.