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Overnight Eggs Benedict Casserole

Course Breakfast, brunch
Cuisine American
Keyword easy-blender-hollandaise-sauce, eggs-benedict, overnight-eggs-benedict-casserole
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Overnight chill time 8 hours
Total Time 9 hours
Servings 12 pieces

Ingredients

  • 1 12 oz package English muffins split in half and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 lb fully cooked smoked ham or Canadian bacon cubed
  • 2 cups shredded sharp white cheddar cheese divided
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 8 large eggs
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp ground mustard
  • ½ tsp granulated garlic
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp dry thyme
  • tsp ground nutmeg
  • 2 Tbsp butter cubed
  • paprika
  • 1 recipe Easy Blender Hollandaise Sauce OR 1.25 oz packet Hollandaise Sauce mix
  • chopped fresh chives or parsley for garnishing

Instructions

  • Place cubed English muffins on a baking sheet. Leave on counter overnight to dry out or toast under the broiler.
  • Spray an 11 x 7 (2 Quart) deep baking dish with cooking spray. Layer ½ of English muffins on bottom, top with ½ ham and ½ shredded cheese. Repeat, ending with cheese.
  • In a medium size mixing bowl, whisk together half and half, eggs, salt, pepper, mustard, garlic, onion powder, thyme and nutmeg until fully combined. Pour evenly over the ingredients.
  • Using the back of a spoon gently press muffin cubes into the custard and make sure it's evenly distributed. Cover with plastic wrap and chill overnight.
  • To bake: Preheat oven to 350°F Remove from fridge 15 minutes prior to baking. Dot top with butter and sprinkle with paprika.
  • Remove plastic wrap and cover with foil. Bake covered for 30 minutes, then uncover and continue to bake for another 15-20 minutes until top is golden and a knife inserted into the center comes back clean.
  • Meanwhile, make hollandaise sauce. See step-by-step instructions here.
  • Let stand 5 minutes on counter. Drizzle with hollandaise just before serving with additional on the side, if desired. Garnish with chives or parsley.