Ham & Cheese Strata


Posted: April 22

Time: 2 hours 55 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

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Ham & Cheese Strata is a breakfast casserole with buttery layers of bread, eggs, ham, and cheese! This dish is perfect for hosting brunch gatherings or holidays because you can make it ahead of time and simply stick it in the oven once you're ready to enjoy. Ham & Cheese Strata is savory, melty, cheesy, and rich, perfect to make your morning a celebration. Top with green onions for a crowd-pleasing breakfast!


Ingredients

• 12 slices white bread, cubed • 1 pound ham, cooked and cubed • 2 cups Monterey Jack cheese, shredded • 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded • 6 eggs • 3 cups milk • 1/2 cups butter, melted • 1 bunch green onions, chopped

Directions

Step 1

Spray an oven-proof dish with non-stick cooking spray.

Step 2

Layer 1/2 of the bread, 1/2 of the Monterey Jack and cheddar cheese, and 1/2 of the ham in the baking dish.

Step 3

Repeat the layers with the remaining bread, Monterey Jack, cheddar, and ham.

Step 4

In a mixing bowl, combine the eggs, milk, and melted butter.

Step 5

Pour the egg mixture evenly over the contents in the baking dish.

Step 6

Refrigerate the strata for at least 2 hours or up to overnight.

Step 7

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 8

Sprinkle the dish with the chopped green onions.

Step 9

Bake for 45-50 minutes.

Step 10

Serve hot!


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