Bacon, Cheese, and Kale Strata Recipe

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Ingredients (13)

  • 8 ounces (226g) supermarket-style French or Italian bread, or a quality white sandwich loaf, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 4 ounces (115g; about 1/2 cup) thick-cut bacon, cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 4 ounces (115g; about 3 cups) curly kale, stemmed and roughly chopped
  • Diamond Crystal kosher salt
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 cup (240m) whole milk
  • 1 cup (240ml) heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves, finely chopped
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • Unsalted butter, softened, for greasing baking dish
  • 4 ounces (115g; about 1 cup) shredded Gruyère cheese

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