What’s for lunch? This quick and easy broccoli, feta and caramelised onion bread bake is ideal for a midday meal served with a salad. And it’s economical. This dish is also delicious eaten cold and is great for packed lunches or breakfast on the go.
- 2 onions, halved and sliced
- ¼ cup sunflower oil
- Pinch of salt
- 2 tbsp sugar
- 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
- 1 packet Sasko Low GI Seeded Bread Buns, cubed
- 300g broccoli, cut into small florets
- 200g Feta
- 8 extra-large eggs
- 2 cups milk
- Salt and pepper
- Place a large frying pan on medium heat, pour in the oil and add the onion slices. Season with a good pinch of salt and fry for 10 minutes or until softened.
- Add the sugar and balsamic vinegar and fry for a further 10 minutes or until sticky and delicious.
To make the bread bake:
- Grease a 33cm by 23cm or similar-sized baking dish.
- Scatter half of the cubed buns into the dish and top with half of the broccoli and onions before crumbling over half of the feta.
- Repeat with the remaining half of the bread, broccoli, onions and feta.
- Mix the eggs, milk and a good pinch of salt and pepper together in a bowl and pour over the bread and broccoli.
- Cover and allow to sit for 1 hour so that the eggs and milk mixture can be absorbed by the bread.
- Preheat the oven to 180°C.
- Uncover and bake for approximately 55 minutes to 1 hour or until the middle of the bread bake has set and the top is beginning to brown.
- Serve hot on its own or with a side salad.
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