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turkey pumpernickel strata

Recipe by
Mikekey *
Seattle, WA

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

yield 4 -6
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For turkey pumpernickel strata

  • 4 slice
    pumpernickel bread, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 c
    cooked turkey, 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
  • 4
    eggs, beaten

How To Make turkey pumpernickel strata

  • 1
    Preheat 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.
  • 2
    Coat a 8 or 9-inch square baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Layer bread cubes in bottom of dish.
  • 3
    In 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.
  • 4
    In same bowl combine milk and eggs; pour over top of bread layer. Cover dish and refrigerate overnight.
  • 5
    Take baking dish out of refrigerator and let sit at room temperature fo 30 minutes. Preheat oven temperature to 325F.
  • 6
    Bake 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.

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