Broccoli, Ham and Cheddar Strata

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Marian Arbour
from Newcastle, ON

I like preparing this kind of meal especially weekends at the cottage.Prepare this in the evening, refrigerate overnight and bake it in the morning..good for Brunch.

serves 4 to 6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Bake

Ingredients

  • 4 c
    bite size broccoli florets
  • 4
    eggs
  • 2 c
    milk
  • 1 tsp
    dried basil
  • 5 c
    whole wheat baguette cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 Tbsp
    honey or dijon mustard
  • 6 oz
    black forest ham from deli cut into pieces
  • 1 1/2 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 Tbsp
    paprika, sweet mild
  • salt and pepper to taste
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How To Make

  • 1
    Butter a 13 x 9 baking casserole. In a pot of boiling water cook broccoli for 3 minutes..drain and rinse in cold water drain well and pat dry.
  • 2
    In large bowl whisk eggs until blended whisk in the milk mustard, basil,paprika and s and p...add broccoli, bread, ham and half the cheese toss gently. Spread into prepared casserole and sprinkle with remaining cheese.Cover and refrigerate for at least 6 hours or overnight..Preheat oven to 350F.
  • 3
    Uncover casserole and bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until puffed and a knife inserted in centre comes out clean..Let stand for 5 minutes then serve.
  • 4
    You can substitute smoked salmon,chorizo sausage or cooked chicken for the ham.

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