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Make a savory bread pudding side dish for Thanksgiving or anytime.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
45 mins
chill:
3 hrs
cool:
10 mins
bake:
1 hr 15 mins at 400°
stand:
50 mins
Servings:
12
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Place bread cubes in two 15x10x1-inch baking pans or shallow roasting pans. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until crisp, rotating and stirring once. Set aside.

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  • Heat a very large skillet over medium-high heat. Add bacon and cook until crisp; drain bacon on paper towels, reserving 3 tablespoons drippings in skillet. Crumble bacon; set aside. Add mushrooms to skillet; cook about 7 minutes or until just brown. Stir in leeks and garlic; cook until just tender. Add apples; cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until apples begin to soften. Remove from heat; add crumbled bacon and set aside to cool for 10 minutes.

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  • In a 4-quart casserole or Dutch oven combine eggs, milk, cheese, salt, pepper, bread cubes, and the leek mixture; toss well. Cover and refrigerate 3 hours or overnight.

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  • Remove from refrigerator. Let stand 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Bake, covered, for 45 minutes. Uncover and bake 30 minutes more or until an instant-read thermometer inserted into center registers 170 degrees F. Let stand 20 minutes before serving. Makes 12 servings.

Nutrition Facts

380 calories; total fat 18g; saturated fat 7g; polyunsaturated fat 2g; monounsaturated fat 7g; cholesterol 144mg; sodium 923mg; potassium 451mg; carbohydrates 35g; fiber 3g; sugar 11g; protein 21g; vitamin a 923IU; vitamin c 6mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 1mg; niacin equivalents 3mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 117mcg; vitamin b12 1mcg; calcium 283mg; iron 3mg.
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