Make-Ahead Philly Beef Strata

Make-Ahead Philly Beef Strata

Invited eight for brunch? This beefy egg bake will satisfy, and with just 20 minutes of preparation, you'll be all set.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

9:20

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

servings

7
cups cubed (1-inch) French bread
1
bag (1 lb) frozen bell pepper and onion stir-fry
1/2
lb thinly sliced cooked roast beef (from deli), cut into bite-sized strips (1 1/2 cups)
2
cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese (8 oz)
8
eggs
2 1/4
cups milk
2
tablespoons Dijon mustard
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
  1. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish or 3-quart oval casserole with cooking spray. Spread 1/3 of the bread cubes in baking dish. Top evenly with 1/3 of the bell pepper and onion stir-fry and 1/3 of the beef. Sprinkle with 1/3 of the cheese. Repeat layers twice, ending with cheese.
  2. In large bowl, beat eggs. Stir in all remaining ingredients; pour evenly over cheese. Cover tightly with foil; refrigerate at least 8 hours or overnight.
  3. When ready to bake, heat oven to 350°F. Uncover baking dish; bake 40 to 50 minutes or until puffed, top is golden brown and center is set. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
Use any hearty bread, such as sourdough, baguette or Italian bread, instead of the French bread if you prefer. We feel that day-old bread works best.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1/8 of Recipe)
  • Calories 350
    • (Calories from Fat 155),
  • Total Fat 17g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,),
  • Cholesterol 255mg;
  • Sodium 960mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 25g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 24g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.