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Southwest Spinach Strata Recipe
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Southwest Spinach Strata Recipe

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With a mix of whole wheat and white bread, spinach and black beans, this hearty strata has an amazing savory flavor the whole family will love. Pinto or cannellini beans may be substituted for black beans with fantastic success. —Deborah Biggs, Omaha, Nebraska
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min. + standing
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min. + standing
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups cubed day-old white bread
  • 2-1/2 cups cubed day-old whole wheat bread
  • 2/3 cup black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 cup Southwestern-style egg substitute
  • 2 cups fat-free milk
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream
  • 6 tablespoons salsa

Nutritional Facts

1 piece with 1 tablespoon sour cream and 1 tablespoon salsa equals 264 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 736 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 20 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. Place half of the bread cubes in an 8-in. square baking dish coated with cooking spray. Layer with beans, spinach and half of the cheese. Top with remaining bread cubes.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk the egg substitute, milk, cilantro and salt. Pour over top. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 40 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted and a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting. Serve with sour cream and salsa. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Southwest Spinach Strata in Healthy Cooking August/September 2010, p35

Nutritional Facts

1 piece with 1 tablespoon sour cream and 1 tablespoon salsa equals 264 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 736 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 20 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

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