Ingredient List
For the Casserole :
  • 1 pound extra lean ground beef or pork
  • ⅓ cup chopped onion
  • ¼ cup diced celery
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 ¾ cup skim milk
  • 1 ½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
  • 2 tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 8 slices whole wheat or white bread (preferably day-old)
Preparing the Casserole
  • Spray a 9-inch square baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.

  • In 12-inch skillet, brown beef, onion and celery. Drain grease and season with salt and pepper.

  • In small bowl, beat egg, milk, 1 cup cheese and mustard together. Pour half of the mixture into baking pan.

  • Place 4 bread slices in bottom of pan. Spoon meat mixture evenly over bread. Place remaining 4 bread slices on top of meat.

  • Pour the remaining egg mixture over bread; sprinkle on ½ cup cheese.

  • Bake in preheated 325°F oven 35 to 40 minutes, or until set and lightly browned. Serve immediately.

  • Prepare recipe in advance. Cover casserole, refrigerate and bake later. Allow an additional 5 to 10 minutes bake time.

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