Garlic and Herb Bread Pudding

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by swissms

A savory bread pudding that can be served as a side for soups or grilled meat. Use good bread that is a day old; try rosemary focaccia or sourdough. Published in Cooking Light magazine, October 2001.

Top Review by Debbwl

Have never had a savory bread pudding, but did enjoy the garlicky goodness of this one. While the whole dish is very nice we really felt the sun-dried tomatoes brought it to life. Made as written using day old Portuguese fold bread and the dried basil option. Thanks for the post.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Pour boiling water into a bowl. Place sun-dried tomatoes into the boiling water; cover and let stand 10 minutes or until tender. Drain well; finely chop.
  3. Heat oil in a small nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. Add garlic; cook for 1 minuted, stirring constantly. Combine the milk and eggs in a bowl, stirring with a whisk. Stir in tomatoes, garlic, half of mozzarella cheese, half of Parmesan cheese, basil, salt and pepper.
  4. Place bread in a shallow 1 1/2-quart casserole coated with cooking spray. Pour milk mixture over bread, gently stirring to coat. Let mixture stand 15 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella and Parmesan. Bake at 350°F for 45 minutes or until golden brown.

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