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Spinach Cheese Strata

 Spinach Cheese Strata
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.
6-8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. + standing

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 Eggland's Best Eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/3 cup crumbled cooked bacon
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper

Directions

  • 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.
  • 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.

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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.
Wine: Sparkling Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.