Smoked salmon and bagel strata
Vegetable oil spray
8 large eggs
1-1/2 cups milk (2 percent or whole)
1 cup sour cream (reduced-fat is OK),
plus extra for serving
12 ounces smoked salmon, cut into matchsticks
1/4 cup chopped fresh dill
1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
6 plain or egg bagels, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
Sprigs fresh dill for garnish
Chopped red onion, capers and lemon
wedges for serving
Makes 10 to 12 servings.
Spray a 9-by-13-inch pan with vegetable oil.
In a large bowl, whisk eggs, milk and sour cream until blended. Stir in salmon, dill and lemon zest.
Spread bagel cubes in prepared pan. Pour egg mixture evenly over, pushing down cubes to soak them. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
Let strata sit at room temperature while you heat the oven to 350 degrees. Bake until puffed and golden, 40 to 45 minutes. Let rest 5 minutes. Garnish with dill and serve with onion, capers, sour cream and lemon wedges on the side.
Nutritional information per serving: 231 calories (33 percent from fat), 8.4 g fat (3.4 g saturated, 2.8 g monounsaturated), 156.6 mg cholesterol, 15.7 g protein, 22.2 g carbohydrates, 0.8 g fiber, 498 mg sodium.