Ham & Cheddar Breakfast Strata

The Ham & Cheddar Breakfast Strata is a delicious, heart healthy way to start the day! Using egg substitute and skim milk makes this casserole light and healthy yet still tasty and satisfying.

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Ham & Cheddar Breakfast Strata


4 slices whole grain bread 1 cup egg substitute
1 cup chopped low- sodium ham (approx. 6 oz) 1 cup skim milk
½ cup light grated sharp cheddar cheese ½ tsp dry mustard
½ cup sliced mushrooms (optional) Pepper, to taste


Spray 9×9 inch glass baking pan with non stick spray.  Remove crust from bread and layer bread in bottom of casserole.  Sprinkle chopped ham, cheese, and (if desired) mushrooms over top of bread.  Mix eggs, milk, dry mustard, and pour over mixture.  Sprinkle with pepper (recommended white pepper).  Bake at 350 degrees for approx 20-30 minutes or until light brown on top and eggs are set.  (Casserole is best when assembled the night before, covered, refrigerated and baked in the morning.) Yields approx 4 servings.


This tasty, heart-healthy recipe is part of Memorial Hermann’s effort to support people in making better food choices which are nutritional balanced.  Developed by registered dietitians, it offers a quick, easy food solution to complement a healthy, active lifestyle.


As with any nutrition or exercise program, consult your physicians and registered dietitian before embarking upon a specific plan.  This plan is not meant to cure or prevent disease, rather it is intended for information and reference purposes only and is not for use as an alternative for appropriate medical care.  If you think you have a medical problem, you should seek professional medical help immediately.