Bread Pudding Florentine Recipe

By Yankee Magazine

Feb 07 2007

Great for breakfast brunch or dinner!


Serves 10 to 12.


5 large eggs
4 large egg whites
3 cups 2% low-fat milk
1/4 cup Dijon mustard


1. Preheat oven to 350F. In a mixing bowl, beat eggs and egg whites with milk, mustard, and salt and pepper; set aside.

2. Place half the bread slices in a 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking dish coated with nonstick cooking spray. In a skillet coated with nonstick cooking spray, sauté mushrooms, garlic and onion until tender. Add spinach and flour, stirring to mix well. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Spread mixture over bread. Sprinkle with 1 cup cheese. Top with remaining bread. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Pour egg mixture over casserole and refrigerate two hours or overnight. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes or until puffed and golden.