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Ham and Asparagus Strata

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 30 min.
Cook Time: 50 min.
Total: 1 hr. 20 min.
This savory combination of ham and asparagus is perfect as a hearty brunch or supper dish.


  • 12 slices French or Italian bread, 1/2 inch thick
  • 1 cup shredded Italian cheese blend
  • 1 cup chopped cooked ham
  • 8 oz fresh asparagus, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2 Tbs lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder


  • Heat oven to 350°F. Place half of the bread in single layer in greased 8-inch square baking dish. Top evenly with layers of half of the cheese, ham, and asparagus. Cover with remaining bread, placing slices flat or in shingled pattern. Repeat cheese, ham, and asparagus layers.
  • Beat eggs, milk, lemon juice, and garlic powder in medium bowl until blended. Pour over layers in baking dish.
  • Bake in 350°F oven until puffed, golden and knife inserted near center comes out clean, 40–50 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 409
  Calories from Fat 157 (38%)
(27%)Total Fat 17g
(39%)Saturated Fat 8g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
(79%)Cholesterol 238mg
(29%)Sodium 698mg
(9%)Potassium 324mg
Total Carbohydrate 35g
(10%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 4g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(57%)Protein 28g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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