Turkey Pumpernickel Strata Recipe

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Turkey Pumpernickel Strata

Mikekey *


A flavorful variation of the old breakfast buffet standby. Prep time includes overnight refrigeration.

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24 Hr 55 Min
1 Hr


4 slice
pumpernickel bread, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1 c
smoked turkey thigh meat, cubed
4 oz
canned mushrooms, drained
2 oz
jarred pimientos, drained (optional)
1 Tbsp
dried onion flakes
1 Tbsp
dried chives
1 tsp
garlic powder
1/2 tsp
1/4 tsp
ground black pepper
1 c
grated cheddar cheese
1 1/2 c
eggs, beaten


1Preheat oven to 400F. On 10 x 15 x 2-inch jellyroll pan, arrange bread cubes. Bake 5 to 10 minutes or until cubes are dry. Reserve 1/2 cup of bread cubes for topping.
2Coat a 8 or 9-inch square baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Layer bread cubes in bottom of dish.
3In medium-size bowl combine smoked turkey, mushrooms, pimiento )if using), onion, chives, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Spread turkey mixture over bread cube layer and top with cheese. Sprinkle reserved bread cubes over cheese.
4In same bowl combine milk and eggs; pour over top of bread layer. Cover dish and refrigerate overnight.
5Take baking dish out of refrigerator and let sit at room temperature fo 30 minutes. Preheat oven temperature to 325F.
6Bake strata 50 to 60 minutes or until knife inserted in center of strata comes out clean. Allow strata to stand 10 to 15 minutes before serving.

About this Recipe

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