Broccoli Strata

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 5 hr 20 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
medium onion, chopped
1
cup julienne-cut (2x1/8x1/8-inch) carrots
2
cups frozen 100% broccoli florets, thawed
6
slices day-old sourdough, French or English muffin bread
4
oz. (1 cup) shredded Italian cheese blend
1 1/2
cups fat-free half-and-half or milk
1
cup refrigerated or frozen fat-free egg product, thawed, or 4 eggs
1
teaspoon garlic-pepper blend
2
tablespoons shredded fresh Parmesan cheese

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish and large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Heat skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add onion and carrots; cook and stir 3 to 4 minutes. Add broccoli; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 2
    Cut bread into large cubes; place in sprayed baking dish. Spoon broccoli mixture over bread. Sprinkle Italian cheese blend evenly over top.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, combine half-and-half, egg product and garlic-pepper blend; beat until smooth. Pour over broccoli mixture. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Cover; refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • 4
    Heat oven to 350°F. Uncover strata; bake 45 to 55 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 5 minutes before cutting into squares.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • A strata is a dish of layered ingredients such as bread, cheese and vegetables or meats. A rich egg-and-milk mixture is poured over the layers and the dish is baked until it is set.
  • By using the refrigerated egg product and fat-free half-and-half, the fat grams in this recipe are reduced by about 10 grams per serving and the cholesterol is reduced by about 165 milligrams per serving.
  • At breakfast or brunch, serve fresh fruit and cinnamon rolls of muffins with this strata.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
550mg
23%
Total Carbohydrate
25g
8%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
6g
Protein
15g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
130%
130%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 1 Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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