Bacon, Gruyère, and Ham Strata1970-01-01
- Cuisine: American
This casserole is easy to prepare, especially if you purchase diced ham from your supermarket. Gruyère is a type of Swiss cheese. Its sweet nuttiness enhances this dish, though you can substitute Edam, Gouda, or even cheddar cheese. This recipe serves 6
- 2 cups fat-free milk Milk, reduced fat, fluid, 2% milkfat, with added vitamin A
- 1 cup chopped green onions Onions, green, spring or scallions (includes tops and bulb), raw
- 1 cup egg substitute Egg substitute, liquid
- 1 Tbs Dijon mustard Mustard, Dijon
- 1/4 tsp ground red pepper Spices, pepper, red or cayenne
- 12 oz sourdough French bread, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 10 cups), toasted Bread, french or vienna, toasted (includes sourdough)
- 3/4 cup diced ham Turkey ham, cured turkey thigh meat
- Cooking spray Cooking spray, vegetable oil
- 1 cup shredded Gruyère cheese, (4 ounces)
- 4 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled (drained) Pork, cured, bacon, raw
Combine milk, green onions, egg substitute, mustard, and pepper in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add bread cubes and ham; stir well to combine. Pour into a 2-quart baking pan coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with shredded cheese. Cover and chill 8 hours or overnight.Preheat oven to 350°.
Uncover dish, and bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with bacon. Bake an additional 15 minutes or until bread mixture is set and cheese is bubbly.