Ham Strata For Easter!

1
Maryann Brooklyn

By
@MaryannD

A Family Favorite!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

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Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

  • 3 c
    3 cups diced ham
  • 6
    slices of bacon, diced
  • 1 1/2 c
    diced fennel bulb
  • 1 c
    sliced leeks
  • 3/4 c
    chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 c
    ricotta cheese (could use part-skim)
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    freshly ground pepper
  • 6 large
    eggs
  • 2 c
    milk
  • 1
    10-oz. pkg. frozen chopped spinach thawed & squeezed dry
  • 1
    16-oz. loaf sourdough bread baguette, cut into 1/2-inch slices lightly toasted
  • 1/2 c
    freshly grated parmesan cheese

How to Make Ham Strata For Easter!

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook bacon in a large heavy skillet over medium heat until crisp, 5 to 6 minutes. Remove bacon with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towel. Pour off all but 2 tablespoons drippings in Dutch oven and add fennel and leeks. Cook, stirring frequently, until soft, 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in bacon, ham, and parsley. Set aside.

    Combine ricotta, salt, pepper, and 1 egg in a bowl; stir with a whisk until blended. Whisk in remaining 5 eggs. Stir in milk and spinach.

    Arrange half of bread slices in a single layer in a lightly greased 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Spoon half of ham mixture evenly over bread slices; pour half of milk mixture evenly over ham mixture. Repeat layers. Sprinkle with Parmesan. Cover and refrigerate 8 hours or overnight.

    Uncover and bake until set at 350 degrees F, 40 to 45 minutes.

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About Ham Strata For Easter!

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes




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