Bacon, Gruyère, and Ham Strata

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Bacon, Gruyère, and Ham StrataRecipe
Becky Luigart-Stayner
This casserole is easy to prepare, especially if you purchase diced ham from your supermarket. Gruyère is a type of Swiss cheese. Its sweet nuttiness enhances this dish, though you can substitute Edam, Gouda, or even cheddar cheese.
6 servings


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2 cups fat-free milk
1 cup chopped green onions
1 cup egg substitute
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
12 ounces sourdough French bread, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 10 cups), toasted
3/4 cup diced ham
Cooking spray
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Gruyère cheese
4 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled (drained)


Combine milk, green onions, egg substitute, mustard, and pepper in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add bread cubes and ham; stir well to combine. Pour into a 2-quart baking pan coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with shredded cheese. Cover and chill 8 hours or overnight.

Preheat oven to 350°.

Uncover dish, and bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with bacon. Bake an additional 15 minutes or until bread mixture is set and cheese is bubbly.

Created date

November 2005

Nutritional Information

Calories 330
Caloriesfromfat 31 %
Fat 11.5 g
Satfat 4.6 g
Monofat 3.5 g
Polyfat 1.8 g
Protein 23.7 g
Carbohydrate 34.1 g
Fiber 2.2 g
Cholesterol 34 mg
Iron 4.2 mg
Sodium 898 mg
Calcium 348 mg