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Cheese and Onion Bread Casserole Recipe

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4 eggs
3 cups low-fat (1%) milk
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
1 loaf French bread (~16" long), cubed (~8 cups)
2 Tbs olive oil
3 large onions, (~1 1/2 lbs), sliced
1/2 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

1. Whisk together eggs, milk and nutmeg in a large bowl. Add bread cubes. Let mixture stand 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet. Add onions, sugar, salt and pepper. Cook over medium low heat until onion is very tender, about 15 minutes.
3. Heat over to 350F. Coat 13" X 9" 2" baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
4. Spoon half of the bread mixture into baking dish. Top with half of the onion mixture. Repeat with the remaining bread and onions. Sprinkle with cheese.
5. Bake in preheat 350F oven for 45 minutes or until puffed and golden brown. Let cool slightly before serving. Makes 8 servings at 397 calories per serving.




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