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A cast-iron pan with ham and cheese breakfast casserole. A hand is digging into it with a spatula. In the background, there's a stack of white plates with cutlery, a white dishtowel and a glass of fruity tea.
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Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole

This Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole is the perfect dish to use leftovers! A delicious breakfast bake or strata made with bread, cheese, and ham that will become your family's favorite.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Breakfast
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 507kcal


  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 7 cups Italian bread cubes 1 inch/2cm
  • 1 cup ham cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 3 tbsp fresh parsley divided
  • 1/2 cup coarsely grated Cheddar cheese


  • Preheat the oven to 400°.
  • In a large bowl, whisk the eggs with the milk, salt, and pepper.
  • Stir in the bread until evenly moistened, then stir in the ham cubes, cheese cubes, and 2 tbsp chopped parsley. Let sit for 10 minutes
  • Butter a 10" skillet or a 10" square baking pan and pour in the mixture. Sprinkle the grated Cheddar cheese on top.
  • Bake for about 25 minutes, until puffed and golden. Let cool slightly, sprinkle with the remaining parsley and serve.


Calories: 507kcal