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Atlantic Shores’ Savory Tomato Bread Pudding

It's the season to take advantage of fresh tomatoes and herbs. Both are the stars of Chef Kyle's Savory Tomato Bread Pudding, an easy casserole that tastes like a gooey grilled cheese sandwich dipped in a warm bowl of steamy tomato soup.

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time25 minsCook Time45 minsTotal Time1 hr 10 mins
Ingredients
 4 tbsp unsalted butter
 8 cups bread, 1-inch sized bread cubes
 1 ½ cups cheese, cheddar shredded
 1 pt cherry tomatoes or golden cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
 1 tsp thyme, fresh, leaf, removed from stem
 2 tbsp chives, fresh, fine chopped
 46 leaves of basil, torn, plus more for garnish
 5 eggs
 2 cups half and half
 1 tsp salt
 ½ tsp pepper
Preparation
1

Preheat oven to 350° F.

2

Using a pastry brush, grease a 2 1/2 quart-sized casserole dish with some butter. What butter you don’t use set aside.

3

In a big bowl, whisk together the eggs, half and half, salt, pepper and the remaining melted butter. Add the bread cubes, cheese, halved tomatoes and all the herbs. Fold the mixture to moisten all of the bread cubes, taking care not to break the bread too much. Gently pour the mixture into the baking dish and spread it out evenly.

4

Place the dish into the oven for 45 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly before serving. Garnish the top with some torn basil and serve warm.

Ingredients

Ingredients
 4 tbsp unsalted butter
 8 cups bread, 1-inch sized bread cubes
 1 ½ cups cheese, cheddar shredded
 1 pt cherry tomatoes or golden cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
 1 tsp thyme, fresh, leaf, removed from stem
 2 tbsp chives, fresh, fine chopped
 46 leaves of basil, torn, plus more for garnish
 5 eggs
 2 cups half and half
 1 tsp salt
 ½ tsp pepper

Directions

Preparation
1

Preheat oven to 350° F.

2

Using a pastry brush, grease a 2 1/2 quart-sized casserole dish with some butter. What butter you don’t use set aside.

3

In a big bowl, whisk together the eggs, half and half, salt, pepper and the remaining melted butter. Add the bread cubes, cheese, halved tomatoes and all the herbs. Fold the mixture to moisten all of the bread cubes, taking care not to break the bread too much. Gently pour the mixture into the baking dish and spread it out evenly.

4

Place the dish into the oven for 45 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly before serving. Garnish the top with some torn basil and serve warm.

Atlantic Shores’ Savory Tomato Bread Pudding