Rita's Eggs Strata

Rita's Eggs Strata

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"This is a wonderful recipe for a special occasion Brunch or Breakfast. Passed on to my by a dear friend, this has been a Christmas Morning tradition in my home for almost 10 years."

Ingredients

1 h 30 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 458 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 458 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 33.4 g
  • 51%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.8g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 24 g
  • 48%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 214 mg
  • 71%
  • Sodium:
  • 910 mg
  • 36%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Spread butter onto one side of each slice of bread. Cut into quarters. Lay half of the bread, butter side down, in the bottom of a 9x13 inch baking dish. Top with half of the Cheddar cheese and half of the Monterey Jack. Layer the remaining bread over the cheese, and top with the other halves of the cheeses.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, half-and-half, and milk. Stir in the brown sugar, salt, pepper, cayenne, onion powder, mustard powder, and Worcestershire sauce. Pour over the cheese and bread. Cover, and refrigerate at least 6 hours, preferably overnight.
  3. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Bake the strata uncovered for 1 hour in the preheated oven. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Slice and garnish with fresh parsley.
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Just Fabulous. I wasn't sure where the recipe was going with the worchestershire sauce and all that savory stuff, but boy oh boy, this comes together to make a dish that is very tasty and clas...

This had a good flavor but needed work so I am giving it 3 stars. I recommend more butter, using french bread, and putting a cover on until the last 15 minutes so that the cheese doesn't burn. ...

This was an excellent choice for breakfast the morning I graduated from Washington State University. I had all my family and friends over, and the feedback was incredible! My Mom and I loved i...