BACON, ASPARAGUS AND SMOKED GOUDA EGG BAKE

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40 min Prep
1 hr 20 min Total
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12 Servings

Perfect for a holiday brunch, this baked egg dish has asparagus, bacon and yummy Gouda cheese!


Ingredient List
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1 lb thick-sliced bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • Small check mark in a circle icon10 eggs
  • Small check mark in a circle icon3/4 cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1 cup milk
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1 container (8 oz) sour cream
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1 lb fresh asparagus spears, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • Small check mark in a circle icon3/4 cup red bell pepper, chopped
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1/2 cup chopped green onions (8 medium)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon2 cups shredded smoked Gouda or Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
Preparation
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish with cooking spray. In 10-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until crisp; drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in large bowl, beat eggs, flour, milk, sour cream and crushed red pepper with whisk until blended. Stir in asparagus, bell pepper, green onions, three-fourths of the bacon and 1 1/2 cups of the cheese. Pour into baking dish.
  3. Bake 35 to 45 minutes or until mixture is set in center; top with remaining bacon and cheese during last 5 minutes of bake time.
Tips
  • You can use other vegetables, such as small broccoli florets, green bell pepper, chopped tomatoes or sliced mushrooms.
  • You can prepare the egg dish up to a day ahead; stir in bacon before baking. Add about 5 minutes to the bake time.