For a breakfast baked good look no further than this revolutionizing recipe. Warm, crispy, crunchy and satiating. So easy, so good! —LifesLittleLookbook
EVOO, plus brushing pan
baguette, preferably day-old, cut into 1 inch cubes
red bell pepper, thinly sliced then cut in half
onion, thinly sliced then cut in half (roughly chopped)
goat cheese, crumbled
slices bacon (I used naturally smoked)
fresh thyme, for garnish
In This Recipe
Brush 9×9 pan with olive oil.
In a bowl, beat eggs, milk, Parmesan, and 1/4 tsp salt and pepper. Add bread, toss until coated; transfer to pan and let sit.
Heat oven to 400 degrees.
In large nonstick skillet, cook strips of bacon until crisps. Remove and place on paper towel. In same pan (yes with bacon grease), sauté bell pepper, onion, thyme and remaining 1/2 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp black pepper until onion begins to brown, 10 minutes. Add bell pepper mixture to pan; spread evenly over bread mixture; dot with goat cheese.
Bake until top is puffed and browned and center is firm, 25 minutes. Let rest for 5 minutes. Garnish with thyme.