Spinach Cheese Strata Recipe
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Spinach Cheese Strata Recipe

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Here's a delicious brunch dish for the holidays. I usually garnish with red and green pepper rings overlapped in the center for a festive touch.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. + standing
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. + standing
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained
  • 2 cups Wheat Chex
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/3 cup crumbled cooked bacon
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 226 calories, 14 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 192 mg cholesterol, 720 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 14 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, saute the onion and peppers in butter until crisp-tender. Remove from the heat. Stir in spinach and cereal. Spoon into a greased 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, milk, bacon, mustard, salt and pepper. Pour over cheese. Bake at 325° for 45-50 minutes or until knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Spinach Cheese Strata in Country Extra January 2001, p49

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 226 calories, 14 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 192 mg cholesterol, 720 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 14 g protein.

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

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Reviewed Jan. 12, 2009

"I thought this was awful! the wheat chex with milk was like eating mush not to mention very little flavor."

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