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Rich and savory, this strata is packed with traditional omelet fillings: mushrooms, ham, and Swiss cheese. Substitute other favorite omelet ingredients to vary this simple recipe.

Recipe by Cooking Light November 2005

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Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add shallots; sauté 3 minutes or until translucent. Add mushrooms, and sauté 7 minutes or until mushrooms release moisture. Cool slightly. Stir in ham and parsley.

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  • Arrange half of bread in a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Top bread with half of the mushroom mixture and 1/2 cup of shredded cheese. Repeat layers with remaining bread, mushroom mixture, and 1/2 cup cheese.

  • Combine milk and next 4 ingredients (through pepper), stirring with a whisk; pour evenly over bread mixture. Cover with foil coated with cooking spray. Refrigerate for 8 hours.

  • Preheat oven to 350º.

  • Remove strata from refrigerator, and let stand at room temperature 15 minutes. Bake strata, covered, at 350º for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake an additional 20 minutes or until set and golden brown. Sprinkle with chives, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

284 calories; calories from fat 28%; fat 8.7g; saturated fat 3.5g; mono fat 2.6g; poly fat 0.8g; protein 18.7g; carbohydrates 31.7g; fiber 2.4g; cholesterol 25mg; iron 3mg; sodium 753mg; calcium 271mg.
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