Casseroles are one of my go-to dishes when I need a simple way to feed my family or a crowd. If you've been searching for delicious ways to reuse old bread, try the strata. It's a type of casserole typically made with eggs, bread, and cheese and it's perfect for breakfast but also any other time of the day.
There are both sweet and savory breakfast strata recipes and plenty to choose from. In many cases, it's easy to swap some of the ingredients and they can be life-savers when you need a hearty breakfast that feeds a crowd.
Even more, a lot of these breakfast strata recipes can be prepared overnight which is even better if you're having guests. I am sharing some of my favorites and as you can see, there are so many ways to make strata you can easily invent your own!
Bacon, tomatoes, and cheese strata is a hearty breakfast your guests will devour in no time. This is the perfect make-ahead crowd feeder that will allow you to wake up relaxed knowing you just need to pop it in the oven.
Apricot preserves, salty Italian ham, and custard soaked bread come together in a fabulous strata recipe. This is a special treat you can make for Mother's Day and any other time you want to celebrate something.
I've always thought Christmas morning food should be something super easy to make. I mean, Christmas mornings are supposed to be relaxing, right? This strata recipe is super easy and you also have the option to make it the night before.