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Versatile breakfast strata


Breakfast strata

Ingredients 16
Servings 4
Time 20 MIN

Ingredients

  • 500
    ml
    chunks of any kind of bread
  • 3
    eggs
  • 250
    ml
    milk
  • 10
    ml
    mustard powder
  • 5
    ml
    paprika
  • 2,5
    ml
    ground nutmeg
  • 1
    ml
    chilli flakes
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 375
    ml
    grated cheese such as mozzarella, cheddar or blue cheese
  • 3
    spring onions, chopped
  • 1
    red pepper, diced
  • 125
    g
    mushrooms, sliced
  • 125
    ml
    chopped ham or chorizo slices
  • oil
  • big handful of chopped fresh parsley or coriander
  • roasted baby tomatoes or braised tomato sauce
 

Method

30-40 MIN
 

Preheat the oven to 180°C.

1 Arrange the bread on a baking sheet and bake for about 10 minutes until slightly dried out.

Transfer to a greased ovenproof dish.

2 Whisk the eggs, milk, mustard, spices, salt and pepper. Add half the cheese and pour over the bread.

3 EXTRAS

Heat the oil and fry the onions, red pepper and mushrooms until softened.

Add the ham or chorizo and stir fry a little. Allow to cool.

4 Spoon into the dish and sprinkle the parsley or coriander and remaining cheese over.

Cover and allow to stand for at least an hour or overnight.

5 Bake for 30-40 minutes or until done and puffed up.

Remove from the oven and allow to stand for 10 minutes.

6 TO SERVE

Serve with the roasted tomatoes or tomato sauce.

 

 

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