Sunday, December 9, 2007

Country Strata

1 pound sliced bacon, cut into 1/2" cubes
2 cups fully cooked ham, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
10 slices white bread, cubed
1 cup cooked potatoes, cubed
3 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
8 eggs
3 cups milk
1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 pinch salt and pepper

In a skillet, cook bacon until crisp; add ham and onion.
Cook and stir until onion is tender; drain.
In a greased 13x9x2" baking dish, layer half the bread cubes, potatoes and cheese.
Top with all of the bacon mixture.
Repeat layers of bread, potatoes and cheese.
In a bowl, beat the eggs; add milk, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, salt and pepper. Pour over all. Cover and chill overnight. Remove from refrigerate 30 minutes before baking.

Bake, uncovered at 325 degrees for 65-70 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.

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