Zucchini (and Egg) Breakfast Cassarole

Egg Dishes

Ingredients

8 eggs
1 C. Ricotta cheese
1/2 C. grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
1 medium-sized onion (chopped)
2 T. butter
4 C. grated zucchini (drain any excess liquid)
1 C. chopped plum tomatoes
2 tsp. dried basil
2 C. cubed bread
2 C. grated Cheddar cheese
Directions

Preheat oven to 375°F.
Melt butter in a pan and fry onions on low heat.
In a large bowl beat the eggs. Add the Ricotta cheese and beat until smooth. Mix in the grated Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper. Fold in onions, zucchini, and cubed bread.
Grease the bottom and sides of a 9x13 baking dish. Pour the egg vegetable mixture into the baking pan. Lay the tomatoes evenly across the surface of the mixture. Sprinkle the basil then the Cheddar cheese on top.
Place in the middle rack of the oven. Bake for 30 minutes at 375°F or until set.
Remove from oven and let cool about 10 minutes before cutting into squares.
Add an alternative vegetable or meat as desired. For example, a few slices of pre-cooked bacon can add some yummy taste.
Serves 8-10 persons.

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