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Slow-Cooker Bacon, Egg and Cheese Casserole

Slow-Cooker Bacon, Egg and Cheese Casserole
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 5 hr 25 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 8

The key to cooking eggs in the slow cooker is to create a foil ring, which helps prevent the edges from burning. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

2
cans (11 oz each) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crusty French loaf, baked according to package directions
12
eggs
1
pint (2 cups) half-and-half
2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
1
lb thick-sliced bacon, cooked, coarsely crumbled
1
medium green bell pepper, coarsely chopped (1 cup)
Chopped fresh parsley, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Cut bread into 1/2-inch cubes. Line side of 4- to 5-quart slow cooker with foil folded into thirds; spray foil with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat eggs and half-and-half with whisk. Stir in 1 1/4 cups of the cheese, the bacon and bell pepper. Fold in bread cubes; stir to coat. Spoon mixture into slow cooker.
  • 3
    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 to 5 hours (or High heat setting 2 to 3 hours) or until set and temperature in center is 160°F. Sprinkle remaining 3/4 cup cheese and the parsley over top. Cover; cook about 10 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Remove foil before serving by loosening edges with table knife.

Expert Tips

  • Save time by baking, cooling and cubing the bread the day before assembling this casserole. Or substitute any crusty bread, cut into cubes; you will need 10 cups.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
580
Calories from Fat
300
% Daily Value
Total Fat
33g
51%
Saturated Fat
15g
75%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
350mg
116%
Sodium
1010mg
42%
Potassium
320mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
41g
14%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
5g
Protein
30g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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