*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                    BREAKFAST BREAD PUDDING WITH SAUSAGE
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Meats                            Cheese/Eggs
                 Breads                           Breakfast
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -Waldine Van Geffen VGHC42A
    3       c            French bread -- cubed
      1/2   lb           Bulk pork sausage -- crumble
    1       c            Onions -- chopped
    2       ts           Fresh thymne -- chopped or
      1/2   ts           Dried
   10       oz           Pk frozen chopped spinach
                         -thaw squeeze dry
    1 1/2   c            Swiss cheese -- shred, divide
    9       lg           Eggs
    3       c            Milk
    1       t            Dry mustard
    1       t            Salt
      1/4   ts           Freshly ground pepper
    1                    Plum tomato -- diced
 
   Preheat oven to 325~. Arrange bread in 15-1/2x10-1/2
   jely-rolly pan. Bake 20 minutes or until crisp. Cool.
   Meanwhile, brown sausage in large skillet over
   medium-high heat; drain on paper towels. Add onions
   and thyme to skillet; cook until onion is translucent,
   about 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in sausage and
   spinach to combine; cool completely. Arrange bread in
   shallow 3-quart baking dish. Sprinkle 1 cup cheese
   over top, then layer with sausage mixture and
   remaining cheese. Beat eggs, milk, mustard, in bowl
   until well blended. Carefully pour into prepared dish;
   sprinkle top with tomato. (Can be made ahead. Cover
   and refrigerate up to 24 hours.) Bake 1 hour or until
   center is just set. Let stand 10 minutes before
   serving. (wrv) until center is just set.
  
 
 
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