HAM AND SWISS STRATA

15 Apr

BETTY CROCKER

Okay, So this is a pretty versatile dish. Could be breakfast or brunch or even supper if you’d like.

You may not know it but I dated Betty Crocker once upon a time.

Yes that’s right  , Betty and me went out together but only for a short time.

The family got tied up in a legal matter and I thought it best to distance myself.

 

You see, her father was a farmer who was very protective of his daughters.
Before every date, he would meet the young man at the porch with his shotgun,
and if he didn’t measure up, he’d make sure they left.

One day all three of his daughters were going out on the same night.
The first young man drove up and approached the porch.

“Hi, my name is Joe, I’m here to get Flo, we’re going to the show, is
she ready to go?”  The father  liked this guy, and let him leave with his
daughter.

Shortly, the next guy drove up and approached the porch.
“Hi, my name is Freddy, I’m here to get Betty, we’re going for
spaghetti, is she ready?”  The father liked this guy too, and let him
leave with his second daughter.

Soon the third guy drove up and approached the porch.
“Hi, my name is Chuck…” and the father  shot him.

 

 

I found other girls to date ……………………………………..

 

On with the recipe .

 

Ingredients

1 large onion – chopped

8 oz sliced  cooked ham  – diced

1 pkg { 10 oz } frozen spinach – thawed and squeezed dry

8 oz swiss cheese –  diced  

5 slices rye bread cut I half diagonnally

1 red bell pepper – diced

5 large eggs

2 1/2 cup milk

1 Tsp dry mustard

3 green onions  – chopped

Spray 13×9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
.
In 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat.
.
Add  bell peppers and onions; cook 4 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until crisp-tender. Remove from heat.

Add ham , spinach and cheese, stir to mix well.

.

Spread 1/2 ham mixture over bottom of prepared baking dish

Top with bread slices overlapping ,  then remaining ham mixture  .

.
In large bowl, beat eggs, milk, mustard and pepper with wire whisk until blended; pour over strata
   .
Cover with foil; refrigerate at least 4 hours but no longer than 24 hours.
.
Heat oven to 350′. Bake uncovered 40 to 50 minutes until puffed and lightly browned .
.
Sprinkle with green onion

          BETTYCROCKER

 

Eat and Enjoy !

and remember :    SOMEBUNNY LOVES YOU!…………..HAPPY EASTER !

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