Classic Cheese Strata
|Day old bread slices||8|
|Sharp american process cheese||8|
|Milk||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Onion||1 Small, chopped|
|Prepared mustard||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
Trim crusts from 5 slices of bread, cut in half diagonally, making triangles.
Use trimmings and remaining 3 slices untrimmed bread to cover the bottom of (8 x 8-inch) baking dish.
Top with cheese.
Arrange the trimmed triangles on top of the cheese so that points of triangles overlap bases of preceding triangles.
Beat eggs in medium bowl.
Stir in milk, onion, mustard, salt and pepper.
Pour over bread and cheese.
Cover with waxed paper.
Let stand 1 hour at room temperature.
Microwave 26 to 28 minutes on '6', or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.
Let stand 5 minutes before serving to firm.
For ovens without solid state heat control, Microwave 31 to 36 minutes on '5'.