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Tomato and Cheese Strata

 Tomato and Cheese Strata
This is a great make-ahead dish for supper or brunch. It’s delicious! People who try it always ask for the recipe.
4-6 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 45 min.


  • 10 slices white bread
  • 4 medium tomatoes, sliced 1/2 inch thick
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Line a greased 8-in. square baking dish with four bread slices. Layer
  • with half of the tomatoes, cheese and onions. Top with remaining
  • bread (slices will overlap). Layer with remaining tomatoes, cheese
  • and onions.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, milk and salt. Pour over the top.
  • Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Bake,
  • uncovered, at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until a knife inserted
  • near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 5 minutes before
  • cutting. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Wine: Sparkling Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.