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Benedict Strata

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 60 min.
Total: 1 hr. 15 min.
Assemble the night before to allow the bread layers time to soak up the savory custard. Then bake in the morning while the coffee brews.

Ingredients

  • 6 English muffins (12 oz.)
  • 6 slices Canadian-style bacon, chopped (4 oz.)
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 Tbs mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbs fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp freshly grated lemon peel
  • fresh lemon slices (garnish)
  • chives, chopped (garnish)

Directions

  • Split muffins; cut into 1-inch pieces. Place 1/2 of the pieces in single layer in greased 8-inch square baking dish. Top with 1/2 of the bacon. Repeat layers with remaining muffin pieces and bacon.
  • Beat eggs, milk, mayonnaise, lemon juice and lemon peel in large bowl until blended. Slowly pour over layers in baking dish. Refrigerate, covered, several hours or overnight.
  • Heat oven to 350F. Remove strata from refrigerator; uncover and let stand while oven heats. Bake in center of 350F oven until puffed, golden and knife inserted near center comes out clean, 50 to 60 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 282
  Calories from Fat 35 (12%)
(5%)Total Fat 3g
(15%)Saturated Fat 3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(76%)Cholesterol 227mg
(24%)Sodium 565mg
(0%)Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 30g
(4%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(34%)Protein 17g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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