Savory Vegetable Bread Pudding
Recipe Type: Baking
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Serves: 3-4
This savory twist on a traditional dessert is chock full of veggies and makes a great brunch item or anytime snack.
  • Vegetables/Greens used for this recipe - 1 yellow squash, 2 small onions, 1 tomato, 1 green chilli, 1 each - red and yellow peppers, a small bunch of spinach, few sprigs of coriander leaves
  • 3 eggs
  • 4 slices of bread
  • ¼ tsp red pepper flakes
  • ½ cup grated cheese
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  1. Preheat over to 180 C or 350 F. Cut all vegetables to small, equal sized pieces.
  2. In a pan, heat olive oil and saute onion, garlic and green chilli until translucent.
  3. Then add cut squash. Cook for 3 to 4 mins.
  4. Next goes in red & yellow peppers and tomato pieces. Mix and cook for 5 mins.
  5. Add spinach and season lightly with salt and pepper. Cook for 3 minutes and turn off the heat.
  6. Cut the bread slices into pieces. In a bowl, whisk together - eggs, milk, a pinch of salt, half of cheese and red pepper flakes. Add bread slices and egg mixture together and toss gently.
  7. Grease a baking dish with some olive oil. Evenly spread the pudding mixture, sprinkle remaining cheese and coriander leaves. Press down slightly.
  8. Bake for 35 to 40 mins until a toothpick when inserted in the middle comes out clean. Cut into slices and Serve.
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