Recipes and Cooking Bagel, Lox, and Egg Strata 4.0 (5) 4 Reviews Heart-healthy salmon is featured in this brunch egg casserole. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 30 mins Chill Time: 4 hrs Bake Time: 45 mins Stand Time: 10 mins Total Time: 5 hrs 25 mins Servings: 12 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ¼ cup butter or margarine, melted 8 cup plain bagels cut into bite-size pieces (4 to 6 bagels) 1 3 ounce package thinly sliced smoked salmon (lox-style), cut into small pieces 8 ounce Swiss cheese or Monterey Jack cheese, shredded (2 cups) ¼ cup snipped fresh chives 8 eggs, beaten 2 cup milk 1 cup cottage cheese ¼ teaspoon pepper Directions Place melted butter in a 13x9x2-inch baking dish or 3-quart rectangular casserole, spreading to cover the bottom. Spread bagel pieces evenly in prepared dish. Sprinkle lox, cheese, and chives evenly over bagel pieces. In a large bowl combine eggs, milk, cottage cheese, and pepper. Pour over layers in dish. Press down gently with the back of a wooden spoon to moisten all of the ingredients. Cover and chill in the refrigerator for 4 to 24 hours. Preheat oven to 350 degree F. Bake, uncovered, about 45 minutes or until set and edges are puffed and golden. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Makes 12 servings. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 267 Calories 14g Fat 16g Carbs 17g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 12 Calories 267 % Daily Value * Total Fat 14g 18% Saturated Fat 8g 40% Cholesterol 176mg 59% Sodium 497mg 22% Total Carbohydrate 16g 6% Total Sugars 3g Protein 17g Vitamin C 1.2mg 6% Calcium 282.7mg 22% Iron 1.4mg 8% Potassium 183mg 4% Folate, total 44.4mcg Vitamin B-12 1.2mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.