Lightened Up Egg Strata
 
 
The is the lightened up version of a delicious egg strata. This recipe was inspired and adapted from Rita's Egg strata on Allrecipes.com
Recipe type: Breakfast
Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • 1 French baguette
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1 ham steak, diced
  • 1 cup of Cheddar-Jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 16 ounce container of egg beaters or 8 eggs
  • 2 cups fat-free milk
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • 1½ teaspoons salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
Instructions
  1. Begin with a French baguette. Slice and butter with 1 Tbsp of butter. Place in the bottom of a prepared baking dish. Cover with diced ham and ½ cup of Cheddar-Jack shredded cheese. Add any remaining bread. Sprinkle with ¼ cup of cheese.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine egg beaters or eggs, 2 cups of fat-free milk, and 2 cups of half and half. To that mixture, add 1 teaspoon brown sugar, ¼ teaspoon paprika, 1½ teaspoons salt, ½ teaspoon black pepper, ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper, ½ teaspoon onion powder, 1 teaspoon mustard powder, and 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce.
  3. Add the egg mixture to the baking dish, covering the bread and ham. Sprinkle with remaining ¼ cup of cheese. Refrigerate overnight.
  4. In the morning, preheat oven to 325. Bake the strata for one hour. Enjoy!
Recipe by My Family Thyme at https://myfamilythyme.com/egg-strata/