Ham and Cheese Strata
This ham and cheese strata contains layers of ham, cheese and mushrooms with bread, eggs and milk for a fabulous weekend or special occasion breakfast.
Servings 6 servings
- 8 slices sandwich bread
- 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese grated
- 8 oz. baked ham chopped
- 4 oz. canned sliced mushrooms drained
- ¼ cup chopped parsley or 2 tblsp. dried
- 2 ¼ cups milk
- 4 eggs slightly beaten
- 1 tsp. salt
- ¼ tsp. dry mustard
- ⅛ tsp. paprika
- Dash of pepper
Trim the crusts from five slices of bread, reserving crusts. Cut in half diagonally. Set aside.
Generously butter a 9-inch square baking dish. Tear the remaining three slices of bread into pieces and place them in the baking dish along with the reserved crusts.
Over the bread, layer the cheese, ham, mushrooms and parsley. Arrange the bread triangles in two rows over the layers.
Combine the remaining ingredients and mix well. Pour evenly over the bread. Cover and chill at least 8 hours, preferably overnight.
Bake at 325 degrees for 60 to 75 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.
Serving: 1g | Calories: 421kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 190mg | Sodium: 1365mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g