Ham and Gruyère Stratas

All You JANUARY 2009

  • Yield: 6 Servings
  • Cook time:40 Minutes
  • Prep time:10 Minutes
  • Chill:8 Hours
  • Cost Per Serving:$2.31


  • 8 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 2 cups half-and-half
  • 10 slices white sandwich bread, crusts trimmed, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 pound sliced ham, chopped
  • 1 bunch scallions, white and light green parts, chopped
  • 2 cups shredded Gruyère (about 5 oz.)


Grease 6 1-cup ramekins. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, mustard and salt. Whisk in milk and half-and- half. Mix in bread, ham, scallions and 1 cup cheese. Pour mixture into prepared dishes. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 6 hours and up to 10 hours.

Preheat oven to 375°F and remove stratas from refrigerator while oven heats. Bake stratas uncovered for 30 minutes, then sprinkle remaining cheese over tops, and bake 10 minutes longer. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 599
  • Fat: 30g
  • Saturated fat: 15g
  • Protein: 34g
  • Carbohydrate: 47g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 369mg
  • Sodium: 779mg

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