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Asparagus Strata

The original recipe for this wonderful egg dish called for sausage, but fresh asparagus is tasty—and healthier, too! I serve this easy,elegant dish with a salad and mini pecan rolls.—Amy Grover, Salem, Massachusetts
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 45 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 cups 2% milk
  • 6 bread slices, crust removed and cubed
  • 6 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add asparagus; boil, uncovered, for 3 minutes. Drain and immediately place asparagus in ice water. Drain and pat dry.
  • In a large bowl, combine the asparagus, milk, bread cubes, eggs, cheese and salt. Transfer to a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Cover and refrigerate for 5 hours or overnight.
  • Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 45-55 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

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  • audieleon
    Dec 13, 2014

    Wonderful greatest ever!!!

  • chodsy
    Oct 25, 2011

    I tried this recipe for a brunch with friends. We all loved it. It was so easy, too.

  • JessT2003
    Jan 26, 2011

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