Slow-Cooker Make-Ahead Scrambled Eggs

Hot and tasty eggs for 12 are possible, when the slow cooker holds them until you’re ready to serve.

  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 12

Ingredients

8
slices bacon
1
package (8 oz) sliced fresh mushrooms (3 cups)
3
tablespoons margarine or butter
16
eggs
1
cup half-and-half or milk
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
can (10 3/4 oz) condensed cream of mushroom soup
2
tablespoons chopped fresh chives
4
Italian plum tomatoes, quartered, sliced
2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towels. Crumble bacon; set aside. Reserve 1 tablespoon bacon drippings in skillet. Add mushrooms to drippings; cook 4 to 5 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Remove from skillet; set aside. Wipe skillet clean with paper towel.
  • 2 Melt margarine in same skillet over medium heat. Beat eggs in large bowl. Add half-and-half, salt and pepper; blend well. Add egg mixture to skillet; cook over medium heat until firm but still moist, stirring occasionally. Stir in soup and chives.
  • 3 Place half of egg mixture in 3 1/2 or 4-quart slow cooker. Top with half each of the cooked mushrooms, tomatoes, cheese and crumbled bacon. Repeat layers.
  • 4 Serve immediately, or cover and keep warm on low setting for up to 4 hours.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 3/4 Cup
    Calories
    290
    (
    Calories from Fat
    200),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    22g
    22%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    315mg
    315%;
    Sodium
    640mg
    640%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    5g
    5%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    17g
    17%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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