Crab and Spinach Strata

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 9 hr 25 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

Ingredients

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

Directions

Directions

  • 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.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Serve this strata with green grapes.

Freeze any leftover pesto in small quantities and use later in soups or sauces.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
Calories from Fat
210
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
36%
Saturated Fat
9g
45%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
255mg
86%
Sodium
860mg
36%
Total Carbohydrate
17g
6%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
5g
Protein
25g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
70%
70%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
40%
40%
Iron
10%
10%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.