Classic Cheese Strata Recipe

Summary

CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Day old bread slice8
 Sharp american cheese/Sharp swiss cheese6 Ounce, sliced
 Eggs4
 Milk2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
 Finely chopped onion1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Salt1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Prepared mustard1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1 Dash
 Paprika To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1775 Calories from Fat 824

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 97 g149%

Saturated Fat 50.2 g251%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1062.3 mg

Sodium 4335 mg180.6%

Total Carbohydrates 137 g45.6%

Dietary Fiber 4.7 g18.6%

Sugars 44.4 g

Protein 96 g191.7%

Vitamin A 74.6% Vitamin C 6.2%

Calcium 196.8% Iron 85.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Trim crusts from 4 slices of the bread.
Cut trimmed slices in half diagonally to make 8 triangles; set aside.
Arrange trimmings and remaining 4 slices untrimmed bread to cover bottom of a 9x9x2-inch baking pan.
Place cheese slices over bread in baking pan.
Arrange the 8 bread triangles in 2 rows over cheese.
Beat eggs; blend in milk, chopped onion, salt, mustard, and pepper.
Pour over bread and cheese layers.
Sprinkle with paprika.
Cover and let stand 1 hour at room temperature or several hours in the refrigerator.
Bake, uncovered, at 325° till knife inserted off-center comes out clean, about 1 hour.
Let stand 5 minutes
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