- 1 loaf Tuscan Pane, cubed
- 1 pkg leeks, rinsed and thinly-sliced
- 1/2 stick butter
- 8 large eggs
- 1 qt half and half (or milk)
- 1 Petite Basque cheese, rind removed and grated
- 3/4 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper
Preheat oven to 350°. Butter a 9×13 baking dish.
Saute leeks in butter until translucent and soft – about 5 minutes.
Whisk together eggs, half and half, and salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add bread cubes, sauteed leeks, and cheese. Mix well.
Pour into buttered pan. Cover with foil and bake about 45 minutes. Uncover, and bake an additional 5 minutes to brown top of dish.