Crab and Spinach Strata

Crab and Spinach Strata

Prepared pesto adds flavorful to a mild crabmeat and egg casserole with make-ahead convenience.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

9:25

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

servings

9
or 10 slices (1/2 inch thick) French bread
1/2
cup basil pesto
2
cups finely shredded Swiss cheese (8 oz)
1
package (12 oz) refrigerated chunk-style imitation crabmeat
1
box (9 oz) Green Giant® frozen spinach, thawed, squeezed to drain*
1
medium red bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
8
eggs
1 1/2
cups milk
1/2
teaspoon salt
  1. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Arrange bread slices in single layer in bottom of baking dish. Cut remaining bread into cubes to fill in empty spaces.
  2. Spread pesto over bread. Sprinkle with 1 cup of the cheese. Layer imitation crabmeat, spinach, bell pepper, onion and remaining 1 cup cheese over bread.
  3. In large bowl, beat eggs, milk and salt until well blended. Pour over mixture in baking dish. Cover; refrigerate 8 hours or overnight.
  4. Heat oven to 350°F. Bake uncovered 45 to 55 minutes or until set and knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Serve this strata with green grapes.
Freeze any leftover pesto in small quantities and use later in soups or sauces.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 380
    • (Calories from Fat 210),
  • Total Fat 23g
    • (Saturated Fat 9g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 255mg;
  • Sodium 860mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 17g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 25g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.