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Green Chile Cheese Strata
Green Chile Cheese Strata Eileen Goltz | Dairy
3 hours, 15 minutes 30 minutes
2 hours
45 minutes
6 servings

  • 14 slices white bread, crusts removed
  • 2⅔ cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 Tablespoon dried minced onion
  • ¼ cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 2 small cans diced green chili peppers (4 oz. each)
  • 2⅔ cups milk

  1. Butter a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  2. Arrange 6 slices bread on bottom of baking dish; sprinkle the top of the bread with the cheese. Top the cheese with the remaining bread slices.
  3. In a bowl, combine the eggs, onion, salt, and cayenne pepper and whisk them together. Blend in the green chilies, red pepper and milk. Pour the egg mixture evenly over bread.
  4. Cover the dish with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight (or at least 2 hours).
  5. To cook, preheat oven to 325°F. Bake uncovered 45 to 55 minutes, or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.