Eggs Benedict Casserole

Serves 6. Recipe is from Tabasco and Family Features Editorial Syndicate.

6 cups French bread, cut into cubes

12 large eggs

1½ cups milk

3 tbls. fresh chives or green onions, chopped

1 tsp. salt

2½ tsps. Tabasco brand Original Red Sauce, divided

12 ozs. Canadian bacon, chopped

1 (9-oz.) pkg. hollandaise sauce

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Place French bread cubes in 8-cup shallow casserole dish.

3. Beat eggs, milk, chives, salt and 2 teaspoons Tabasco sauce in large bowl; stir in the Canadian bacon.

4. Pour over bread cubes. Let stand 5 minutes.

5. Bake 40 minutes or until mixture is puffed and set.

6. Meanwhile, prepare hollandaise sauce as package directs. Stir in ½ teaspoon of Tabasco sauce. Keep warm until ready to use.