Appetizers & Side Dishes

Italian Bread Pudding

Prep Time: 10 min  |  Cook Time: 25 min  |  Servings: 8 sides  |  Calories: 319
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Italian Bread Pudding
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
25 min
8 sides

Our Italian pudding recipe involves loads of minced garlic, seasoned diced tomatoes and freshly chopped basil among other ingredients that boost the flavor of this awesome side dish. Melted Sargento® Shredded Mozzarella - Traditional Cut makes sure every serving is delivered with exactly enough cheesy flavor in every bite.

  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 can (14-1/2 oz.) pasta-ready or Italian seasoned diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 tsp. bottled minced roasted garlic
  • 1-1/2 tsp. dried basil or oregano or 3/4 tsp. each
  • 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes or freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 cups cubed Italian bread (about 4 oz.)
  • 1-3/4 cups (7 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Mozzarella - Traditional Cut or Sargento® Shredded 6 Cheese Italian, divided
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil or Italian parsley (optional)
  1. In large bowl, beat eggs until frothy. Add tomatoes, roasted garlic, dried basil and pepper flakes; mix well. Add bread cubes and 1 cup cheese; mix well.
  2. Coat a shallow 1-1/2-quart baking dish or 8-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Spoon bread mixture into dish; top with remaining 3/4 cup cheese. Bake in a preheated 375°F oven 25 minutes or until set in center and cheese is golden brown. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Garnish with fresh basil if desired.

Serving Size 8 sides

Calories 319

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 15.20g 23%
Sat. Fat 7.30g 40%
Mono Unsat. Fat 3.80g
Poly Unsat. Fat 1.20g
Cholesterol 124mg 42%
Sodium 999mg 41%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 9%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 0g
Protein 19g
Vitamin A 97RE
Vitamin C 8mg 13%
Calcium 424mg 40%
Iron 2mg 11%