By Amanda Haas
Amanda Haas brings a unique twist to this classic breakfast dish. Featuring everything bagels, melty cheese, and crispy bacon, this strata is as flavorful as it is filling.
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|2 Tablespoon||Unsalted butter, melted and slightly cooled|
|4 Whole||everything bagels, sliced into 1 inch pieces (8 cups)|
|1 1/2 Cup||whole milk|
|1 Teaspoon||kosher salt|
|1/2 Teaspoon||freshly ground black pepper|
|2 Cup||Grated Monterey Jack, sharp cheddar cheese, or a combination, divided|
|3/4 Pound||bacon, cooked and crumbled, divided|
|3 Tablespoon||minced chives, divided|
|8 Ounce||Cream cheese, cut into 1/2-inch pieces|
When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 375°F and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes.
375 ˚F / 191 ˚C
Brush a 9 x 13-inch rectangular or 11-inch round baking dish with melted butter. Arrange the bagel pieces evenly in the pan.
2 Tablespoon Unsalted butter, melted and slightly cooled
4 Whole everything bagels, sliced into 1 inch pieces (8 cups)
In a large bowl, beat together the eggs, milk, salt, and pepper to combine. Fold in 1 cup of grated cheese, half of the bacon bits, and 2 tablespoons of chives. Pour the egg mixture evenly over the bagels, then scatter the cream cheese on top. Sprinkle the remaining cup of cheese and bacon bits over the top, then cover the pan with foil.
10 Large Eggs
1 1/2 Cup whole milk
1 Teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 Teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 Cup Grated Monterey Jack, sharp cheddar cheese, or a combination, divided
3/4 Pound bacon, cooked and crumbled, divided
3 Tablespoon minced chives, divided
8 Ounce Cream cheese, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
Place the baking dish on the grill grates. Close the lid and bake for 40 minutes. Remove the foil and bake until the casserole has puffed and is lightly browned around the edges, 5-10 minutes more. Remove from the grill and let cool for 15 minutes.
375 ˚F / 191 ˚C
Garnish the strata with the remaining chives and serve. Enjoy!