Spinach, Cheese, & Bacon Strata
4 cups sliced & buttered French bread, cubed
1 bag frozen spinach (16 oz)
6 to 8 ounces diced, cooked bacon, ham, or turkey ham
1 1/2 to 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
salt and pepper, to taste
1 can (10oz) cream of mushroom soup
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1 tablespoon minced dried onion (optional)
Lightly butter a 3 1/2-quart crockpot. Layer with half of the
buttered bread cubes, spinach, bacon, and cheese; salt and pepper
to taste. Repeat layers ending with cheese. Whisk together the
soup, milk, eggs, and dried onion. Pour over crockpot mixture.
Chill for 1 hour or overnight. Cover and cook on low for 3 1/2 to
4 1/2 hours. Serves 4 to 6.