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Crab and Spinach Strata

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

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

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) 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

Steps

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  • 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.

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 Facts

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%
Potassium
360mg
10%
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.

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