CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Brunch EggsA microwave can come in handy when you need breakfast in a hurry.
By: Herald Staff Report,
A microwave can come in handy when you need breakfast in a hurry.
4 slices toast, buttered then cubed
4 eggs, beaten
1 cup milk
Dash of Worcestershire or hot sauce
Salt and pepper to taste
10 ounces grated cheese, such as Cheddar or Monterey jack
1½ cups cooked meat (cubed ham, shredded chicken, crumbled sausage, etc.)
½ cup diced, cooked vegetables such as chilies, roasted peppers, asparagus tips, etc. (optional)
Combine ingredients in bowl. Pour into 9-inch round glass baking dish that has been generously coated with vegetable oil spray. Cover tightly with plastic wrap. Refrigerate overnight. Microwave casserole on 50 percent power for 5 minutes. Remove and discard plastic. Continue cooking casserole at 50 percent power, checking at 5 minute intervals, until center is set, about 10 minutes. Let stand a few minutes before slicing.
Yield: Serves 8.
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