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Slow-Cooker Breakfast Casserole

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Total time: 4 Hours 10 Minutes

Servings: 6

Impress your guests by taking brunch to another flavour level! This dish showcases all of the favourite elements in a traditional bagel and lox. Smoked salmon, rich cream cheese, bagels, and green lentils come together in a savoury custard creating a delicious make-ahead breakfast or brunch (or dinner!). No one needs to know this recipe is super easy!

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Ingredients

Directions

Nutrition

Ingredients

    4 bagels, cubed

    1 1/2 cups (375 mL) cooked green lentils

    5 oz (142 g) smoked salmon, cut into thin strips

    1/2 cup (125 mL) thinly sliced green onions

    4 Tbsp (60 mL) chopped fresh dill (reserve 1 Tbsp for garnish)

    4 oz (113 g) cream cheese, softened

    2 cups (500 mL) milk

    5 large eggs, lightly beaten

    2 tsp (10 mL) whole grain mustard

    to taste, salt and pepper


Directions

  1. Line a 6-quart slow cooker with parchment paper.
  2. Combine the cut bagels, lentils, salmon, onions, and dill in the slow cooker.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk cream cheese with milk, egg, and mustard. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Stir the milk mixture into the slow cooker with the bagel and lentil mixture. Allow to sit for 10 minutes and stir once again.
  5. Secure the lid and cook for 4 hours on low setting or until the middle of the casserole is set.
  6. Remove the insert from the slow cooker and allow to sit with the lid off for 10 minutes. Garnish with fresh chopped dill and serve.

Quick tip: Elevate this dish by adding capers before baking, and serving with a fresh slice of lemon.


Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size: 1 cup (250 mL)
  • Per serving:
  • Calories 450
  • Total Fat 14 g
  • Saturated Fat 6 g
  • Cholesterol 190 mg
  • Carbohydrates 56 g
  • Dietary Fibre 5 g
  • Sugar 10 g
  • Protein 25 g
  • Sodium 760 mg
  • Potassium 317 mg
  • Folate 22 mcg