Make-Ahead Alfredo Strata

Rich and creamy Alfredo sauce and Green Giant® broccoli are the stars of this comforting brunch casserole.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 5 hr 5 min
  • Servings 8

1
loaf (1 lb) unsliced rustic Italian bread, cut into 1-inch cubes (8 cups)
1
cup Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen chopped broccoli (from 12-oz bag), thawed, drained
2
cups shredded Italian cheese blend (8 oz)
5
eggs
2
cups milk
1
container (10 oz) refrigerated Alfredo pasta sauce

  • 1 Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In baking dish, layer half of the bread cubes, the broccoli, 1 cup of the cheese and the remaining bread cubes.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat eggs, milk and Alfredo sauce with wire whisk until well blended. Pour over ingredients in baking dish. Cover; refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.
  • 3 Heat oven to 350°F. Uncover baking dish. Sprinkle remaining 1 cup cheese over strata. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean and cheese is deep golden brown. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Expert Tips

Alfredo sauce from a jar can be used in place of refrigerated sauce.

Recipe Variation Make-Ahead Alfredo Ham Strata: Add 1 cup diced cooked ham to the layers between the broccoli and cheese.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
450
(
Calories from Fat
230),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
25%
(Saturated Fat
14g,
14%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
190mg
190%;
Sodium
780mg
780%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
21g
21%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
40%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.