Gluten-Free Cheese Strata

This overnight breakfast casserole is perfect for holiday brunches or other festive morning occasions.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 9 hours 50 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • ⅓ cup butter
  • ½ tsp. dry mustard
  • 1 clove fresh garlic, minced
  • 10 slices gluten-free white bread, crusts removed
  • 2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped yellow onion
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2½ cups whole milk

Directions

  • In a small bowl, mix together the butter, dry mustard, and garlic. Spread on the bread slices. Cut the bread slices into thirds.
  • Line the bottom and sides of an ungreased 9" × 13" baking dish with buttered bread thirds, buttered sides down.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the Cheddar cheese, onion, salt, and pepper. Spread evenly over the bread. Top with the remaining bread slices, buttered sides up.
  • In a bowl, beat the eggs and stir in the milk, and then pour over the bread. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • The next morning, heat the oven to 325°F. Bake the strata uncovered for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until puffed and golden brown on top. Let cool for 10–15 minutes before cutting. (The casserole will fall in the middle.)

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • ⅓ cup butter
  • ½ tsp. dry mustard
  • 1 clove fresh garlic, minced
  • 10 slices gluten-free white bread, crusts removed
  • 2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped yellow onion
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2½ cups whole milk

Directions

  • In a small bowl, mix together the butter, dry mustard, and garlic. Spread on the bread slices. Cut the bread slices into thirds.
  • Line the bottom and sides of an ungreased 9" × 13" baking dish with buttered bread thirds, buttered sides down.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the Cheddar cheese, onion, salt, and pepper. Spread evenly over the bread. Top with the remaining bread slices, buttered sides up.
  • In a bowl, beat the eggs and stir in the milk, and then pour over the bread. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • The next morning, heat the oven to 325°F. Bake the strata uncovered for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until puffed and golden brown on top. Let cool for 10–15 minutes before cutting. (The casserole will fall in the middle.)

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories260
Total Fat17g
Saturated Fat9g
Cholesterol45mg
Sodium520mg
Total Carbohydrate18g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars3g
Protein8g