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Opa’S Smoked Peppered Ham, Bacon And Gruyère Strata

Opa’s Smoked Peppered Ham, Bacon and Gruyère Strata

• 4 slices Opa’s Smoked Sliced Peppered Bacon , cooked and crumbled (drained)
• 3/4 cup Opa’s Smoked Peppered ham, diced
• 2 cups fat-free milk
• 1 cup chopped green onions
• 1 cup egg substitute
• 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
• 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
• 12 ounces sourdough French bread, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 10 cups), toasted
• Cooking spray
• 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Gruyère cheese


Combine milk, green onions, egg substitute, mustard, and pepper in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add bread cubes and Opa’s Smoked Peppered ham; stir well to combine. Pour into a 2-quart baking pan coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with shredded cheese. Cover and chill 8 hours or overnight.
Preheat oven to 350°.
Uncover dish, and bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with Opa’s Smoked Sliced Peppered Bacon. Bake an additional 15 minutes or until bread mixture is set and cheese is bubbly.

6 servings