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Mexican-Style Cheese Strata Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jeanie Williams
Added: Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 cups cheese-flavored tortilla chips, broken
2 cups (8 ounce) shredded Monterey Jack cheese,
6 eggs, beaten
2-1/2 cups milk
1-4 ounce can green chilies, drained, seeded, chopped
1/4 cup onion, finely chopped
3 tablespoon catsup
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon bottled hot pepper sauce
whole tortilla chips
tomato slices

Directions:
Directions:
Sprinkle broken tortilla chips evenly over bottom of greased 12 X 7 X 2 inch baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese. In a medium bowl, with a rotary beater combine eggs, milk, green chilies, onion, catsup, salt, and hot pepper sauce. Pour mixture over cheese in dish. Cover. Refrigerate several hours or overnight. Bake uncovered in 325 degree oven for 50-55 minutes until set and lightly browned. Garnish with whole tortilla chips and halved tomato slices.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Cheddar cheese can replace the Monterey Jack. It can be cooked in a microwave for 10 minutes covered and 5 uncovered, until set.

 

 

 

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