Chicken-Leek Strata

Chicken-Leek Strata

Here's a great do-ahead recipe to pull out for a "let's do brunch" day.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

5:18

Hrs:Mins

Makes

6

servings

1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1
cup sliced leek
8
slices French bread, each 1/2 inch thick
1
cup chopped cooked chicken or turkey
1
tablespoon chopped fresh dill weed or 1 teaspoon dried dill weed
2
cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 ounces)
4
eggs, beaten
2
cups milk
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
  1. Melt butter in 1-quart saucepan over medium heat. Cook leeks in butter about 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until softened; remove from heat.
  2. Cut enough bread into 1-inch cubes to measure 5 cups. Mix bread cubes, leeks, chicken and dill weed. Spread bread mixture in ungreased square baking dish, 8x8x2 inches. Sprinkle with cheese. Mix remaining ingredients; pour over cheese. Cover tightly and refrigerate at least 4 hours but no longer than 24 hours.
  3. Heat oven to 325°F. Uncover and bake 50 to 55 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting.
Makes 6 servings
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Did You Know...
Looking like a monster green onion or scallion, the leek is a relative of the onion and garlic family. Its flavor, however, is somewhat milder than its cousins'.
Purchasing
When you're looking for a leek, choose one that has a crisp, bright green top and blemish-free white bulb.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 340
    • (Calories from Fat 145 ),
  • Total Fat 16 g
    • (Saturated Fat 8 g,),
  • Cholesterol 195 mg;
  • Sodium 700 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 23 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1 g,
  • Protein 27 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.