Artichoke-Spinach Strata

Perfect for a holiday brunch, this baked egg dish is loaded with fresh and frozen vegetables.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 5 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 8

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) Green Giant® 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)
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    390
    (
    Calories from Fat
    150),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    17g
    17%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    190mg
    190%;
    Sodium
    980mg
    980%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    35g
    35%
    (Dietary Fiber
    7g
    7%
      Sugars
    12g
    12%
    ),
    Protein
    24g
    24%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    70%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    45%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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