Recipe for Benedict Strata
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    Benedict Strata

    1 (12 ounce) package English muffins
    6 slices (4 ounces) Canadian bacon, chopped
    6 eggs
    1 1/2 cups skim or low-fat (1 percent) milk
    2 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
    2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
    2 tablespoons lemon juice
    Chives, optional
    Halved lemon slices, optional

    Split muffins and cut into cubes. Alternate even layers of muffin cubes and ham in lightly greased 8-inch square baking dish. In medium bowl, beat together eggs, milk, mayonnaise, lemon peel and lemon juice until well blended. Pour evenly over muffin-ham mixture. Cover. Refrigerate several hours or overnight.

    Uncover. Bake in preheated 350 degree F oven until golden brown and knife inserted near center comes out clean, about 50 to 60 minutes. Garnish with chives and lemon slices, if desired.