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Benedict Strata

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 30 min.
Cook Time: 60 min.
Total: 1 hr. 30 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
  • 6 slices Canadian-style bacon, chopped
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 2 Tbs mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbs fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp freshly grated lemon peel
  • 6 lemon slices (garnish)
  • 6 Tbs 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 350°F. Remove strata from refrigerator; uncover and let stand while oven heats. Bake in center of 350°F oven until puffed, golden, and knife inserted near center comes out clean, 50–60 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 316
  Calories from Fat 115 (36%)
(20%)Total Fat 13g
(20%)Saturated Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
(70%)Cholesterol 211mg
(39%)Sodium 947mg
(9%)Potassium 325mg
Total Carbohydrate 32g
(20%)Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugars 9g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(39%)Protein 20g
* 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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