8 large eggs
Â¼ teaspoon salt
2 cups whole milk
1 Tablespoon fresh tarragon, chopped (or Â½ teaspoon dried)
Â¼ teaspoon paprika
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
6 ounces Monterey Jack or medium Cheddar cheese, grated
6 ounces Asiago cheese, grated
4 Asiago cheese bagels or plain bagels
In a large mixing bowl, beat together the eggs, salt, milk, tarragon, and paprika. Season with pepper. Mix the grated cheese together in a bowl. Cut the bagels into bite-size pieces. Grease a 2-quart soufflÃ© or casserole dish. Starting with the bagel pieces, alternately layer bagel pieces and grated cheese into the dish. Pour the egg mixture evenly over bagel pieces and cheeses.
Cover the dish, and refrigerate overnight. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. When ready to bake, put casserole in a pan of water and bake it for 40-50 minutes until golden brown."
This dish should be assembled the night before you plan to bake it.
Source: Sue Stees with Panera Bread bakery-cafes