Celebrate with an Egg-cellent Outdoor Brunch
(Family Features) Take advantage of warmer weather by hosting an outdoor brunch serving an egg-tastic recipe that’s sure to please your friends and family. Eggs Benedict Casserole is a do-it-yourself version of the restaurant classic, combining traditional ingredients with a spicy twist. Requiring only one dish for baking and serving, this recipe is perfect for special occasions and celebrations, or casual weekend brunches at home.
Here’s a list of items to consider when preparing for your outdoor brunch:
Angelic Eggs – Take hard-boil eggs, remove the yolks and combine with mayonnaise, chopped salmon, dill, Tabasco Original Red Sauce and salt; then refill the egg whites and serve.
Dog-Day Fruit Salad – Combine your favorite fresh fruits, such as strawberries, blueberries and raspberries, with orange juice, orange peel, and honey.
Classic Bloody Mary – Combine tomato juice, vodka, Worcestershire sauce, lime juice and Tabasco Original Red Sauce; stir, and pour over ice. Garnish with a celery stalk.
Eggs Benedict Casserole
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Makes: 6 servings
6 cups French bread, cut into cubes
12 large eggs
1 1/2 cups milk
3 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped
1 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 teaspoons Tabasco brand Original Red Sauce, divided
12 ounces Canadian bacon, chopped
1 (9-ounce) package Hollandaise sauce
Preheat oven to 350 deg F.
Place French bread cubes in 8-cup shallow casserole dish. Beat eggs, milk, chives, salt and 2 teaspoons Tabasco sauce in large bowl; stir in Canadian bacon. Pour over bread cubes. Let mixture stand 5 minutes. Bake 40 minutes or until mixture is puffed and set.
Meanwhile, prepare Hollandaise sauce as package directs. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon of Tabasco sauce. Keep warm until ready to use.
Serve casserole with warm Hollandaise sauce.
For more brunch recipes, visit www.Tabasco.com.