Artichoke-Spinach Strata

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 5 hr 30 min
  • Servings 8
Artichoke-Spinach Strata

Ingredients

2
teaspoons olive or vegetable oil
1
cup finely chopped red bell pepper (1 medium)
1/2
cup finely chopped onion (1 medium)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
can (14 oz) quartered artichoke hearts, drained, coarsely chopped (1 1/2 cups)
1
box (9 oz) frozen spinach, thawed, squeezed to drain
8
cups cubed (1 inch) rustic round bread (about 1 lb)
1 1/2
cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese (6 oz)
6
eggs
2 1/2
cups milk
1/2
teaspoon ground mustard
1
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/2
cup shredded Parmesan cheese (2 oz)

Steps

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  • 1
    In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add bell pepper, onion and garlic; cook about 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Remove from heat. Stir in artichokes and spinach; set aside.
  • 2
    Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Arrange bread cubes in dish. Spoon vegetable mixture evenly over bread cubes; sprinkle with Monterey Jack cheese.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, beat eggs, milk, mustard, salt and pepper with wire whisk until blended; pour evenly over bread, vegetables and cheese. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Cover tightly with foil; refrigerate at least 4 hours but no longer than 24 hours.
  • 4
    Heat oven to 350°F. Bake covered 30 minutes. Uncover; bake 20 to 30 minutes longer or until top is golden brown and knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • For added flavor, try using an herb-flavored rustic bread such as oregano or basil.
  • Assemble this strata the day before your brunch, then pop it in the oven in time for your guests’ arrival.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
Calories from Fat
150
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
26%
Saturated Fat
8g
40%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
190mg
63%
Sodium
980mg
41%
Potassium
570mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
35g
12%
Dietary Fiber
7g
28%
Sugars
12g
Protein
24g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
70%
70%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
45%
45%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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