Cheese bread pudding (mf)

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 \N Loaf french or italian bread (8 inch long) cut into 1/2-inch thick slices
1 cup Milk
2 cups Tomato sauce
½ pounds Fontina or mozzarella cheese, (up to 1) grated or sliced
4 ounces Smoked black forest ham, torn in strips
4 \N Eggs, lightly beaten
¼ cup Freshly grated parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons Butter, cut into pieces
\N \N Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Soak the bread in the milk for 15 minutes. Line the bottom of a 2 to 2½ quart shallow casserole with a layer of bread soaked bread. Top with a layer of tomato sauce and mozzarella and some strips of ham. Continue layering, finishing last layer with bread topped with tomato sauce.

Beat the eggs with Parmesan and pour the mixture over the bread. With a fork, pierce through layers until egg mixture is absorbed by bread. Dot the top with butter and bake for 45 minutes or until top if browned and puffed.

While this is baking make a nice vegetable salad to accompany this dish.

Yield: 4 servings Copyright, 1997, TV FOOD NETWORK, G.P., All Rights Reserved

MC Busted by Gail Shermeyer <4paws@...> by TVFN Website on May 11, 1997

Recipe by: COOKING MONDAY TO FRIDAY SHOW #MF6683 Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #607 by 4paws@... (Shermeyer-Gail) on May 12, 1997

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