Breakfast Strata

16 (1/2 inch) slices crusty French or Italian bread
4 large eggs
2 cups milk
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
2 tsp Dijon mustard
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper
4 scallions, thinly sliced
4 oz sliced bacon, cooked crisp, crumbled
1 ripe medium tomato, cored, seeded, chopped

Butter a 1 1/2 qt. shallow baking dish; then arrange bread slices in bottom of dish

Whisk eggs, milk, Parmesan, mustard, salt and pepper in a bowl until smooth. Pour egg mixture over bread and press bread into mixture. Let stand at least 15 minutes or refrigerate covered overnight.

Heat oven to 350F

Sprinkle scallions over top of bread. Bake 25 mins. Scatter bacon and tomato over scallions and continue baking until puffed and edges are golden, about 10 mins. longer. Let stand 5 mins. before serving.

Serves 4

Enjoy the Best from,



This sounds GREAT… You got me drewling, Girl!!! After I heal up a wee bit from dental surgery (yesterday) …this WILL be my first breaky experience. ( can’t eat/ chew solids for at least 4 days !) This is a BONUS post…THANK YOU!

B-man :smiley:

Hi B-man,

I wondered why we didn’t hear from you yesterday. Hope you have a speedy recovery. Take care and enjoy the strata when you are healed.