Baked Denver Omelet

from ButterYum

Makes 6 servings (3 1/2-inch square) - recipe can be doubled

Ingredients

  • 8 large eggs
  • 1/2 cups half and half (or whole milk, evaporated milk, heavy cream, etc).
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green bell pepper
  • 4 ounces shredded cheddar cheese 
  • 1 cup chopped leftover cooked ham
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F and prepare a 7x11-inch oven-safe casserole dish by spraying it with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together eggs and half and half.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and stir well to combine.
  4. Pour mixture into prepared casserole dish and bake about 25 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  5. Cool for 5 minutes before cutting and serving.

Note:  To double recipe, bake in a 9x13-inch casserole dish and extend the cooking time by a few minutes.   adapted from Taste of Home.

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