Feed Eight for Under $10: Ham and Broccoli Bake

Check out the recipe for extremely affordable ham and broccoli bake.

Oct. 24, 2008 — -- Got a big dinner group but want to save some cash? No problem.

You may be surprised to find you can feed up to eight people and spend just $10. Catherine Cassidy from "Taste of Home" magazine demonstrated three recipes on "Good Morning America."

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Today we've got three great dishes (click on the recipe you'd like to see):

Meat Loaf With Potato Crust

Ham and Broccoli Bake

Caramel Apple Bread Pudding.

For more meal ideas, check out "GMA's" recipe index.

Ham and Broccoli Bake -- $1.31 Per Serving

Prep time: 15 min. plus chilling

Bake time: 35 min.

Yield: 8 servings


1 loaf (8 oz.) day-old French bread, cubed

1/2 cup butter, melted

2 cups (8 oz.) shredded cheddar cheese

2 cups frozen chopped broccoli, thawed

2 cups cubed fully cooked ham

4 eggs

2 cups milk

1/4 teaspoon pepper


1. Toss bread cubes with butter. Place half in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Top with half of the cheese and broccoli; sprinkle with ham. Top with remaining broccoli, cheese and bread cubes.

2. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, milk and pepper. Pour over casserole. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

3. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting.

Recipe courtesy of Taste of Home.