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Cheddar-and-Tomato Bread Pudding

Yield 4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 4 ounces piece of baguette (about 1/3 loaf), sliced 2/3 inch thick and then into cubes
  • 3 ounces extra-sharp Cheddar, coarsely shredded (3/4 cup packed)
  • 1 cup grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups 2% milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 320
  • fat 17 g
  • satfat 10 g
  • protein 16 g
  • carbohydrate 23 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 253 mg
  • sodium 570 mg

How to Make It

  1. Arrange oven rack in center of oven. Preheat oven to 350°F. In a medium skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 5 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.

  2. Lightly grease a shallow, 1 1/2-quart baking dish. Layer bread, cheese and tomatoes in dish. Add eggs, milk, salt and pepper to reserved onions and beat well. Drizzle over bread.

  3. Bake bread pudding until top is puffed and nicely golden, about 50 minutes. Let pudding cool for 5 minutes before serving.