Monte Cristo Casserole

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Monte Cristo Casserole

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Recipe Data

12
Servings
40min
Prep
1hr20min
Total

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    Description

    A Monte Cristo is a French fried ham and cheese sandwich with fruit preserves. To make this for a crowd, we transformed the sandwich into a casserole packed with ham, Swiss cheese, berries, and Hy-Vee Bakery croissants.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 12
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    6Hy-Vee large eggs
    2 c.Hy-Vee 2% reduced-fat milk
    1 tbsp.Hy-Vee ground mustard powder
    1 tbsp.Hy-Vee granulated sugar
    ½ tsp.Hy-Vee salt
    12Hy-Vee Bakery mini croissants, cubed
    2(8-oz. each) ham steaks, cubed
    1(8-oz.) pkg. Hy-Vee shredded Swiss cheese, divided
    1 c.Hy-Vee frozen berry medley, thawed and drained
    Hy-Vee powdered sugar, for serving
    Hy-Vee 100% pure maple syrup, for serving

    Things To Grab

    • 9x13-inch baking dish
    • Hy-Vee nonstick cooking spray
    • Whisk
    • Wire cooling rack

    Directions

    1. Spray a large 9x13-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Add eggs, milk, mustard powder, sugar, and salt to baking dish; whisk to combine.

    2. Add croissants, ham, and half of the Swiss cheese to egg mixture in baking dish; toss to combine. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes or up to 2 hours. Just before baking, top with berries and remaining portion of cheese.

    3. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until cheese is melted and casserole reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees. Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly on a wire cooling rack. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and drizzle with maple syrup, if desired.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    520 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 27g
    • Cholesterol: 175mg
    • Sodium: 870mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 44g
    • Protein: 24g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Iron 30%
    0%
    Calcium 20%
    0%
    Vitamin D 6%
    0%
    Potassium 6%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Test Kitchen