Thursday, January 12, 2012

Asiago Breakfast Bake

It's always fun when you run across a blogger who lives in the same town you do. Early in 2011, I ran across the blog You Go Girl. While checking out Susan's recipes, I realized she lives in Omaha, too. Of course, I commented. Susan sent me an email and asked if by chance I was related to Mike. As it turns out her daughters attended the same high school as Mike and she's good friends with the Mom of one the boys from Mike's soccer team. I continue to follow her blog and often bookmark her recipes.

This one particularly caught my eye. I am always looking for make ahead breakfast recipes, especially those that are good for company. I decided to make this for Tim and I for New Year's Day. We stopped at Panera to pick up Asiago Bagels and unfortunately they were out. The asiago bagel bins at Hy Vee were also empty. While debating whether to use plain bagels or make the recipe another time, I spotted Asiago dinner rolls. I decided to give them a try, they worked fine. This is a delicious make ahead breakfast dish. The next time you have company or want to make something special for Sunday morning breakfast, give this one a try!




Asiago Bagel Breakfast Bake

8 large eggs
1/4 tsp salt
2 cups whole milk
1 tsp fresh chopped tarragon or 1/2 tsp dried
1/4 tsp paprika
freshly ground black pepper to taste
6 oz Monterrey Jack Cheese, grated
6 oz. Asiago cheese, grated
4 Asiago Cheese bagels

In a large mixing bowl, beat the eggs, milk, salt, tarragon, paprika and season with pepper. Grate and mix the cheeses in another bowl. Cut the bagels in bite-size pieces. Grease a 2 qt casserole or souffle dish. Starting with the bagel pieces, alternate layering the bagel pieces and grated cheese into the dish. Pour the egg mixture evenly over everything. Cover the dish and refrigerate overnight. Preheat oven to 350 and bake uncovered for 45 minutes to 1 hour til eggs are set and top is golden brown.

I am linking this to Miz Helen's Full Plate Thursday and Foodie Friday.

11 comments:

  1. Love make ahead meals; this would make a good supper too; printed this one out; thank you Julie.
    Rita

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  2. This is such a yummy one...I would love to try it..U have made perfectly Dear..Bookmarking it..

    Aarthi
    http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

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  3. This looks great - and LOVE your blue temp-tations. I collect that pattern as well :)

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  4. Never thought to use bagels in a breakfast casserole, it looks delicious!

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  5. Any time I wake up to a breakfast bake, I know it's going to be a great day!

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  6. Your Asiago Breakfast is just full of flavor with all that wonderful combination of cheeses. I will be making this very soon. Thank you so much for sharing with our 1st Anniversary Party at Full Plate Thursday. Have a great week end and come back soon!
    Miz Helen

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  7. Yummo! Crispy golden top with cheese inside :) WOW!

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  8. Love the Asiago bagels... this sounds so good!

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  9. You know this is my thing! It sounds so yummy and of course I enjoy hearing your blog/friend tales!

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  10. So glad you liked the recipe - we loved it. I am glad the Asiago dinner rolls worked out too. Thanks for the shout out to my blog!

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  11. Congratulations!
    Your recipe is featured on Full Plate Thursday this week. Hope you are having a wonderful day and enjoy your new Red Plate.
    Hope to see you soon,
    Miz Helen

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