Crab and Spinach Strata

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

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 9 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 8
 

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

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 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.
  • 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

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Expert Tips

Serve this strata with green grapes.

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

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

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