Cheesy Vegetable Strata

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 40 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

Ingredients

8
slices bread
1
bag (1 pound) frozen broccoli, green beans, pearl onions and red peppers (or other combination), thawed and drained
2
cups shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese (8 ounces)
8
eggs or 2 cups fat-free cholesterol-free egg product
4
cups fat-free (skim) milk
1
teaspoon ground mustard
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon black pepper
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Cut each bread slice diagonally into 4 triangles. Arrange half of the bread triangles in ungreased rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches. Top with vegetables. Sprinkle with cheese. Top with remaining bread.
  • 2 Beat remaining ingredients with hand beater or wire whisk until well mixed; pour evenly over bread. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours but no longer than 24 hours.
  • 3 Heat oven to 325°. Cover and bake 30 minutes. Uncover and bake about 45 minutes longer or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting.

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Tips

Expert Tips

This strata can be put together the evening before and then baked in the morning. It's a make-ahead dish that's ready to bake without any last-minute fuss.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
245
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
Saturated Fat
3g
Cholesterol
220mg
Sodium
600mg
Total Carbohydrate
22g
Dietary Fiber
2g
Protein
21g
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Vegetable;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.