Ham and Cheese Strata II

This dish is perfect for preparing each holiday! Serve it alongside fresh cinnamon buns and a fruit salad.


8 to 10 servings


12 slices white bread, crusts removed
1 pound fully cooked ham, diced
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
6 eggs
3 cups milk
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon ground mustard
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
dash cayenne pepper
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1/4 cup finely chopped green pepper
1/4 cup butter, melted
1 cup crushed cornflakes


Arrange six slices of bread in the bottom of a greased 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Top with ham and cheese. Cover with remaining bread.

In a bowl, beat eggs, milk, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, salt, pepper and cayenne. Stir in onion and green pepper; pour over all. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C). Pour butter over bread; sprinkle with cornflakes. Bake, uncovered, for 50 to 60 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Refrigeration Time: overnight
Bake Time: 50 minutes
Stand Time: 10 minutes

Nutritional Information

1 serving (1 each) equals 375 calories, 19 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 197 mg cholesterol, 1,081 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 23 g protein.

Follow From Karen's Kitchen on

Cake Decorating Ideas | Glossary of Terms | Recipes | Tips & Advice | facebook

Home | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Site Map