Caramelized Onion and Canadian Bacon Strata

READY IN: 10hrs 20mins
Top Review by Sarah Lewis

This was easier to make than I expected and completely delicious (we ate WAY too much of it). I had a little trouble fitting it into an 11x7 pan; next time I'll go with a 12x8 or 9x13.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onion, and sauté 4 minutes.
  3. Reduce heat; cook 10 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add bell pepper; cook for 1 minute.
  5. Remove from heat; stir in bacon.
  6. Arrange 3 cups bread in an 11x7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray; top with half of onion mixture.
  7. Repeat layer with remaining bread and onion mixture.
  8. Combine milk and next 5 ingredients (milk through eggs) in a medium bowl; stir well with a whisk.
  9. Pour egg mixture over bread mixture, and top with the cheese.
  10. Cover and refrigerate at least 8 hours or overnight.
  11. Preheat oven to 375°F­.
  12. Let the casserole stand 30 minutes at room temperature.
  13. Uncover and bake at 375°F­ for 40 minutes or until golden brown.
  14. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

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