Easter Ham, Asparagus, and Tomato Strata

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon  butter
  • 2 Cups  asparagus, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 Cup  chopped oinon
  • 1 Cup  grape tomato halves
  • 1 Cup  diced cooked ham
  • 10 Cups  French bread, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 2 Cups  shredded Italian cheese blend
  • 10  eggs
  • 2 1/2 Cups  half and half
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon  pepper

A new holiday brunch favorite! Perfect for Christmas, Easter, or anytime the family gets together! Make entertaining easy with this tasty ham, asparagus & tomato strata. Make ahead and bake off in the morning for a delicious weekend brunch!

Recipe courtesy of Incredible Egg.

Directions

Heat the butter in large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. add asparagus and onion, cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Stir in tomatoes and ham.

Place 1/2 of the bread in greased 13x9-inch baking dish. Top evenly with layers of 1/2 of the asparagus mixture and cheese. Cover with remaining bread, asparagus mixture and cheese.

Beat eggs, half-and-half, salt and pepper in medium bowl until blended. Pour over layers in baking dish. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour or overnight.

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until puffed, golden and knife inserted near center comes out clean.

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