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Onion Casserole

40 Min

Ever buy a loaf of bread but don't get to finish it before it goes bad? If you can relate, this Onion Casserole recipe, which uses day-old bread, is perfect for you. Bread will no longer go to waste in your home!

What You'll Need

  • 2 large onions, sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 4 slices cubed day-old bread
  • 3/4 cup grated Cheddar cheese
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • Sprinkle of cayenne pepper
  • Dots of butter or margarine

What to Do

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Parboil onions for 10 minutes; drain.
  2. Put half the onions into an 8 x 8" shallow baking dish coated with non-stick vegetable cooking spray. Layer with half the bread and half the Cheddar cheese. Repeat with the remaining onions, bread and Cheddar cheese.
  3. Combine eggs, milk, salt and black pepper in a bowl. Pour mixture over the top layer. Sprinkle with cayenne pepper and dot with butter or margarine.
  4. Place casserole baking dish into a larger baking dish; add hot water to the outer dish 1/2 way up the side of the casserole dish (like making a custard). Bake for 40 minutes.


This is a great dish to make ahead then rewarm in the oven or microwave before serving.

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