Cheddar Strata with Grilled Onions

Cheddar Strata with Grilled Onions

Rye bread, tomatoes and grilled onions baked under a layer of Cheddar cheese and eggs.

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teaspoon vegetable oil
medium onions, sliced
slices rye bread
tablespoons Dijon mustard
1 1/2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (6 ounces)
large tomato, seeded and coarsely chopped (1 cup)
1 1/2
cups milk
  1. Heat oven to 300ºF. Spray square baking dish, 8x8x2 inches, with cooking spray. Heat oil in 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook onions in oil 6 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until golden brown; remove from heat.
  2. Trim crusts from bread. Spread mustard on 1 side of each bread slice. Arrange 4 slices, mustard sides up, in baking dish. Layer 1 cup of the cheese, the tomato and onions on bread. Place remaining bread, mustard sides down, on onions. Beat milk and eggs until well blended. Pour evenly over bread.
  3. Bake uncovered about 1 hour or until center is set and bread is golden brown. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting.
Makes 6 servings
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Did You Know...
A strata is typically a casserole-type dish of prepared bread that is seasoned, topped with meat or vegetables and baked under a layer of beaten eggs and cheese.
Time Saver
Company coming? Assemble and refrigerate this dish up to 24 hours before baking, and you'll eliminate the last-minute rush.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 295
    • (Calories from Fat 145 ),
  • Total Fat 16 g
    • (Saturated Fat 8 g,),
  • Cholesterol 175 mg;
  • Sodium 540 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 25 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3 g,
  • Protein 17 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.