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Chicken Ham and Swiss Strata

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(NC) - Perfect for a weekend brunch that can be made the night before and cooked to order.


  • 4 slices French stick, 1-inch (2.5 cm) thick
  • 3/4 lb/375 g Maple Lodge Farms Black Forest Style Chicken Ham, diced
  • 1/2 red pepper, chopped
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 1/4 cups/300 mL shredded swiss cheese
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 3/4 cups/425 mL milk
  • 1/4 tsp/1 mL cayenne pepper
  • salt, to taste


Cut bread into cubes. Spread half bread over bottom of 8 x 12 inch (2.5 L) greased baking dish. Top with half chicken-ham, red pepper, green onions and cheese. Repeat ingredients to make a second layer. In bowl, beat eggs with milk and seasoning. Pour evenly over entire surface. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes to overnight.

Bake at 375 F (190 C) for 35 to 45 minutes or until puffed and golden brown.

Serving Size: Makes 4 to 6 servings.

Nutritional Information: Per serving: 292 calories, 24g protein, 16g fat, 13g carbohydrate, trace dietary fibre.

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