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Let’s face it, we could all use some new ideas when it comes to breakfast. The omelet/french toast/pancake rotation can get old after awhile! Enter this Bacon, Egg & Cheese Breakfast Strata — a fun combination in an easy-to-make dish.

It only takes 10 minutes of prep time before going into the oven to bake. This is perfect for a leisurely weekend breakfast or brunch with friends or family, and it’s a meal all by itself. It smells so good coming out of the oven…

All you need to make this is a springform pan or circular cake pan. Failing that, a square baking dish will do. Watch our video tutorial to see how to make it from start to finish:

This Bacon, Egg and Cheese Breakfast Strata is a delicious and easy recipe for breakfast or brunch
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4.67 from 3 votes

Easy Breakfast Strata (With Video)

An incredible weekend breakfast or brunch that's so easy to make!
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 35 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
Servings: 6 servings

Ingredients 

  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 loaf french bread
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 10 oz bacon, cooked
  • fresh parsley, optional, for serving

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9-10 inch springform or circular cake pan with oil or nonstick cooking spray, and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together 6 eggs, milk and salt. Pour into a large ziplock bag.
  • Slice french bread into 1-inch cubes, and add to ziplock bag along with cooked bacon and cheddar cheese. Chill for 30 minutes to soak (optional).
  • Pour mixture into prepared pan and cover with aluminum foil. Bake for 25 minutes, remove foil and bake 10 more minutes.
  • Remove from oven and garnish with optional parsley. Serve warm and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Easy Breakfast Strata (With Video)
Amount per Serving
Calories
496
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
27
g
42
%
Saturated Fat
 
10
g
50
%
Cholesterol
 
270
mg
90
%
Sodium
 
1412
mg
59
%
Potassium
 
451
mg
13
%
Carbohydrates
 
23
g
8
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
4
g
4
%
Net Carbs
 
22
g
44
%
Protein
 
38
g
76
%
Vitamin A
 
484
IU
10
%
Calcium
 
266
mg
27
%
Iron
 
3
mg
17
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Author: Cindy
Course: Breakfast, brunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: breakfast strata, egg strata
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Recipe adapted from Recipe Tin Eats

Try our Bacon, Egg & Cheese Breakfast Pizza for another delicious breakfast idea…