Bagel, Lox, And Egg Strata Recipe

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Bagel, Lox, and Egg Strata

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

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@lazyme5909

I've had this recipe saved for years but lost track of it until recently. I'm posting it here for safe-keeping and hope to make it the next time that my daughter's family comes for a weekend.

This is a make-ahead breakfast casserole with bagels and smoked salmon. Viv Raives, Cambria, Calif. was the $400 winner in the Egg Stratas and Casseroles Category, (May 2002) for a contest for Better Homes and Gardens.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/4 c
butter, melted
8 c
bagels (4-6, cut into bite-size pieces)
3 oz
smoked salmon (lox style, thinly sliced, cut into small pieces))
2 c
swiss cheese or monteray jack cheese, shredded
1/4 c
fresh chives, snipped
8
eggs, beaten
2 c
milk
1 c
cottage cheese
1/4 tsp
pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place melted butter in a 3-qt rectangular baking dish, spreading to cover the bottom.
2
Spread bagel pieces evenly in prepared dish.
3
Sprinkle lox, cheese, and chives evenly over bagel pieces.
4
In a large bowl combine eggs, milk, cottage cheese, and pepper.
5
Pour over layers in dish.
6
Press down gently using the back of a wooden spoon to moisten all of the ingredients.
7
Cover and chill in the refrigerator for 4 to 24 hrs.
8
Preheat oven to 350 F.
9
Bake, uncovered, about 45 minutes or until set and edges are puffed and golden.
10
Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Breakfast Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American