Overnight Breakfast Pie

This is one recipe that absolutely delivers on its promise. Overnight Breakfast Pie is a make-ahead breakfast that will feed your hungry crew fast for a stick-to-your-ribs morning meal that will keep them full all day. Bread is coated in an egg mixture, then combined with ham, broccoli, and swiss cheese, smothered in a delicious white sauce and then baked with Parmesan cheese for a mouth-watering breakfast delight.

Overnight Breakfast Pie

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  • 1 cup milk

  • 4 eggs, slightly beaten

  • 8 slices white bread, cut in half diagonally

  • 1 10-ounce package frozen chopped broccoli (or spinach) thawed and drained

  • 1 cup chopped fully cooked ham

  • 1 Recipe Thick White Sauce

  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes

  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves

  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 cup shredded Swiss or Cheddar cheese

  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  • Spray a 9 or 10-inch deep dish pie plate with No-Stick Spray; set aside.
  • In shallow dish blend milk and eggs. Dip 8 halves of bread in egg mixture, coating both sides. Arrange to cover bottom of prepared pie plate. Set aside remaining bread halves and egg mixture.
  • Spread broccoli over bread layer. Top with ham. Prepare White Sauce as directed. Stir in parsley flakes, basil and garlic powder. Pour over broccoli and ham. Top with Swiss cheese. Dip both sides of remaining bread halves in remaining egg mixture.
  • Arrange to cover top of pie. Pour remaining egg mixture over the bread. Cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate overnight. Preheat oven to 350°F Sprinkle top of pie with Parmesan cheese.
  • Bake at 350°F for 45 to 50 minutes, or until puffed and golden brown. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting.

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