Farm Stand Strata
Everything in this strata recipe came from the farmer's market or the garden. Eat it as a main dish for dinner, or a brunch option loaded with summer vegetables.
- Serves: 12 persons
- cooking spray
- 1(1 pound) loaf sourdough bread, sliced
- 2cups shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
- ½cup diced sweet onion
- 1cup diced green bell pepper
- 1cup diced yellow bell pepper
- 1cup diced red bell pepper
- 12ounces cooked and crumbled bacon
- 1cup sour cream
- ½teaspoon dry mustard
- 1tablespoon herb seasoning blend (such as Spice Merchant® Great Lakes blend)
- ¼teaspoon salt
- ¼teaspoon black pepper
Step 1Spray a 9x13-inch glass baking dish with cooking spray.
Step 2Lay slices of bread in the bottom of the prepared pan in a single layer, trimming and filling in gaps as necessary. Spread 1 cup Cheddar cheese, onion, green bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, red bell pepper, and bacon on top, in that order.
Step 3Whisk eggs, sour cream, mustard, seasoning blend, salt, and pepper together in a bowl until well combined. Pour mixture over bread, making sure to soak the top layer.
Step 4Cover baking pan and refrigerate strata at least 8 hours.
Step 5Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Step 6Uncover strata and bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes.
Step 7Sprinkle remaining Cheddar cheese evenly on top and return to the hot oven. Bake until Cheddar cheese is melted, 10 to 15 minutes more.
Step 8Let strata stand 5 minutes before serving.