Cheese Strata

Makes 6 servings.

Ingredients:

  • 7 large eggs
  • 1-1/4 c. half & half
  • 8 stalks asparagus, thinly sliced
  • 4 c. Italian bread, cubed
  • 3/4 c. ham, cubed
  • 1/2 c. red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 c. portobello mushrooms, chopped
  • 1/4 c. stuffed green olives
  • 1/2 c. fresh mozzarella cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 c. Great Midwest® Morel & Leek Jack™ cheese (or Monterey Jack cheese), cubed
  • 1/4 c. feta cheese, crumbled

Instructions:

In a medium bowl, whisk eggs and half & half until well blended. Set aside.

In a large bowl, combine remaining ingredients.

Grease 6 1-1/2 cup casserole dishes or 1 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Spoon bread and cheese mixture into dish(es). Pour egg mixture over the top. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.

Place casserole(s) in a 350° F preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown and eggs are set. Remove from oven and serve.

Prep Time:  1 hour

Photo & recipe courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.