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Classic Cheese Strata

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Ingredients
  Bread slice 8 (Day Old)
  Cheese 8 Ounce, sliced (American Or Swiss)
  Eggs 4
  Milk 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Finely chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Prepared mustard 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Trim the crusts from 4 slices of the bread.
Cut the trimmed slices in half diagonally to make 8 triangles; set aside.
Arrange the trimmings and the remaining 4 slices of untrimmed bread to cover the bottom of a 9x9x2-inch baking pan.
Place American or Swiss cheese slices over the bread in the baking pan.
Arrange the reserved 8 bread triangles in 2 rows over the cheese.
(Points will slightly overlap bases of adjacent triangles.) Thoroughly beat the eggs; stir in the milk, finely chopped onion, salt, prepared mustard, and pepper.
Pour the egg mixture over bread and cheese layers in the baking pan.
Sprinkle with paprika.
Cover; let chill in refrigerator several hours or overnight.
Bake, uncovered, in a 325° oven for 1 1/4 hours or till a knife inserted near center comes out clean.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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