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Savory Bread Pudding with Goat Cheese

Beau Gustafson; Melanie J. Clarke
Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1 [4-inch] square)
This savory bread pudding is covered in melty goat and cottage cheese, and it's best assembled the night before.

Ingredients

  • 1 (1-pound) loaf firm white bread, cut into 1-inch cubes (about 12 cups)
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled goat cheese, divided
  • 2 cups fat-free milk
  • 1 cup 1% low-fat cottage cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions

Nutrition Information

  • calories 388
  • caloriesfromfat 29 %
  • fat 12.3 g
  • satfat 6.4 g
  • monofat 3 g
  • polyfat 1.5 g
  • protein 23.4 g
  • carbohydrate 45.4 g
  • fiber 1.9 g
  • cholesterol 131 mg
  • iron 3.8 mg
  • sodium 818 mg
  • calcium 470 mg

How to Make It

  1. Arrange bread in a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray.

  2. Combine 1/2 cup goat cheese and next 5 ingredients (through egg whites) in a medium bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Pour milk mixture over bread; top with remaining 1/2 cup goat cheese. Cover with foil coated with cooking spray. Refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.

  3. Preheat oven to 350°.

  4. Remove bread pudding from refrigerator; let stand at room temperature 30 minutes. Uncover and bake at 350° for 40 minutes or until set and golden brown. Sprinkle with onions.