Cheese Strata

  • Photo and Recipe courtesy of <a href='http://www.eatwisconsincheese.com/' target='_blank'>Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.</a>
  • Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Prep: 1 hour
  • Cook:30
  • Yield: 6 servings

    Ingredients

  • 7 large eggs
  • 1-1/4 cups half &amp; half
  • 8 stalks asparagus, thinly sliced
  • 4 cups Italian bread, cubed
  • 3/4 c. ham, cubed
  • 1/2 c. red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 c. portobello mushrooms, chopped
  • 1/4 c. stuffed green olives
  • 1/2 c. fresh mozzarella cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 c. Monterey Jack cheese, cubed
  • 1/4 c. feta cheese, crumbled

    Directions

  • In a medium bowl, whisk eggs and half &amp; half until well blended. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine remaining ingredients.
  • Grease six 1-1/2 cup casserole dishes or one 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Spoon bread and cheese mixture into dish(es). Pour egg mixture over the top. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.
  • Place casserole(s) in a 350&deg; F preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown and eggs are set. Remove from oven and serve.