President Eisenhower Breakfast Casserole

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Recipe: #39118

July 15, 2022

"Or a lent dish an after Easter casserole .could use more hard boiled eggs Mamie was kinda tight"

Original is 8 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (331.3 g)
  • Calories 565.3
  • Total Fat - 38.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 17.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 512 mg
  • Sodium - 1122.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 21.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.3 g
  • Sugars - 7.6 g
  • Protein - 33.7 g
  • Calcium - 614.5 mg
  • Iron - 3.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 3.3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350º

Step 2

Cream Sauce:

Step 3

In a 2-qt. saucepan

Step 4

Melt the butter over medium-low heat.

Step 5

Add the flour and cook, whisking constantly for 3 minutes.

Step 6

Do not let the mixture brown.

Step 7

Slowly whisk in the hot milk and bring just to a simmer,

Step 8

Whisking frequently.

Step 9

Reduce the heat to low and cook

Step 10

Whisking often, until the sauce has thickened to a creamy, gravy-like consistency and no longer tastes of raw flour, 6 to 8 minutes for a single batch, 10 to 12 minutes for a double batch.

Step 11

Remove from the heat and whisk in the salt, pepper, and nutmeg ,to taste.

Step 12

If not using right away, transfer to a bowl and press a piece of plastic wrap directly on the surface of the sauce to keep a skin from forming.

Step 13

Plan to use the sauce within 30 minutes because it thickens if it’s left to sit for too long. If that should happen, add a little warm milk and whisk well to thin it.

Step 14

In a greased Pam sprayed baking dish (8x8x2),

Step 15

Place a layer of cracker crumbs.

Step 16

Moisten well with 1/2 of cream sauce.

Step 17

Next layer with 1/2 cheese and then a layer of grated pimento and top with layer of grated eggs. Repeat again being sure crumbs are well moistened.

Step 18

Top with buttered crumbs and bake about 30 minutes.


No special items needed.

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