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Chicken Cheese Strata Recipe

Chicken Cheese Strata Recipe

The spices in this simple strata with chicken, broccoli and cheese offer an extra-special taste. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 3 cups frozen broccoli florets, thawed
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 cups cubed French bread
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • 2/3 cup condensed cream of onion soup, undiluted
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a 10-in. ovenproof skillet, saute chicken in 2 tablespoons butter until no longer pink. Add broccoli, onion salt, thyme, rosemary and pepper; heat through. Remove from skillet and keep warm.
  • 2. In same skillet, toast bread cubes in remaining butter until lightly browned. In a small bowl, combine eggs, milk and soup; pour over bread cubes. Stir in chicken mixture. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • 3. Bake, uncovered, 15-20 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand 5 minutes before cutting. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 570 calories, 16 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 108 mg cholesterol, 1,282 mg sodium, 77 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 30 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.