Lusious Bacon, Mushroom, and Swiss Strata
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- 12 oz
- fresh bread, cut into 1-inch cubes
- 2 Tbsp
- 2 c
- chopped onion
- 8-ounce packages presliced mushroom
- 1 1/2 c
- shredded reduced-fat swiss cheese
- 8 slice
- turkey bacon, cooked and crumbled
- 3 c
- 1% low-fat milk
- 1 1/2 c
- egg substitute
- 2 tsp
- chopped fresh thyme
- light pepper and salt
1Preheat oven to 350 f. arrange bread in a single layer on a jelly roll pan.. bake at 350f for 20 minutes or until toasted. Place bread cubes in a large bowl,
2Melt margerine in a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat. add mushroom and onion to pan; saute 10 minutes or until liquid evaporates and vegetables are tender. add onion mixture to bread; toss well to combine.
3Arrange half of the bread mixture in a 13 by 9 in baking dish coated with cooking spray. sprinkle with half of the cheese and half the bacon; top with remaining bread mixture, cheese, and bacon.
4Combine milk and next 4 ingrediants,stirring with a wisk. pour milk mixture over bread mixture. cover and refrigerate 8 hours.
5Remove strata from refrigerator; let stand at room temperature 15 minutes. bake strata covered at 350f for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake an additional 15 minutes or until set. let cool slightly before serving.