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Celebrate with an Egg-cellent Outdoor Brunch

Family Features | 4/1/2013, 9:52 a.m. | Updated on 4/1/2013, 9:52 a.m.
Take advantage of warmer weather by hosting an outdoor brunch serving an egg-tastic recipe that's sure to please your friends ...
Celebrate with Eggs Tabasco

Take advantage of warmer weather by hosting an outdoor brunch serving an egg-tastic recipe that's sure to please your friends and family. Eggs Benedict Casserole is a do-it-yourself version of the restaurant classic, combining traditional ingredients with a spicy twist. Requiring only one dish for baking and serving, this recipe is perfect for special occassions and celebrations, or casual weekend brunches at home.

Menu

Here's a list of items to consider when preparing for your outdoor brunch:

Angelic Eggs - Take hard-boil eggs, remove the yolks and combine with mayonnaise, chopped salmon, dill, Tabasco Original Red Sauce and salt; then refill the egg whites and serve.

Dog-Day Fruit Salad - Combine your favorite fresh fruits, such as strawberries, blueberries and raspberries, with orange juice, orange peel, and honey.

Classic Bloody Mary - Combine tomato juice, vodka, Worcestershire sauce, lime juice and Tabasco Original Red Sauce; stir, and pour over ice. Garnish with a celery stalk.

For more brunch recipes, visit www.Tabasco.com.

Eggs Benedict Casserole

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Makes: 6 servings

6 cups French bread, cut into cubes

12 large eggs

1 1/2 cups milk

3 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped

1 teaspoon salt

2 1/2 teaspoons Tabasco brand Original Red Sauce, divided

12 ounces Canadian bacon, chopped

1 (9-ounce) package Hollandaise sauce

Preheat oven to 350∞ F.

Place French bread cubes in 8-cup shallow casserole dish. Beat eggs, milk, chives, salt and 2 teaspoons Tabasco sauce in large bowl; stir in Canadian bacon. Pour over bread cubes. Let mixture stand 5 minutes. Bake 40 minutes or until mixture is puffed and set.

Meanwhile, prepare Hollandaise sauce as package directs. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon of Tabasco sauce. Keep warm until ready to use.

Serve casserole with warm Hollandaise sauce.