Zippy Strata Recipe

Zippy Strata Recipe

Ingredients

12 slices white bread, divided

6 slices process mozzarella cheese

15 thin slices tomato

1 can (8 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained

3 tablespoons dried minced onion

1/4 cup all-purpose flour

3/4 teaspoon dried oregano

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon dried basil

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1/8 teaspoon pepper

3 cups 2% milk

5 eggs, lightly beaten

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

How to make it

Line a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish with 6 bread slices. Layer with mozzarella cheese, tomato, mushrooms, minced onion and remaining bread.

In a large bowl, combine the flour, seasonings, milk and eggs until smooth. Pour over bread; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Uncover; bake at 325° for 1-1/4 hours or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting.
Yield: 6-12 servings.