No Thanks
Let

Keep In Touch With MarthaStewart.com

Sign up and we'll send inspiration straight to you.

Martha Stewart takes your privacy seriously. To learn more, please read our Privacy Policy.

Under 30 Minutes

Under 30 Minutes

Spinach and Cheddar Strata

This is a great option for a vegetarian dinner; the eggs provide plenty of protein.

  • prep: 10 mins
    total time: 30 mins
  • servings: 4

advertisement

advertisement

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 10 ounces spinach
  • 3 cups day-old bread cubes (1 inch)
  • 5 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 1/4 cups grated sharp white cheddar (3 ounces)
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high. Add spinach and cook, stirring constantly, until wilted, about 2 minutes. Transfer to a colander and drain, pressing with a rubber spatula to release as much liquid as possible. Divide bread and spinach among four small, shallow 8-ounce baking dishes.

  2. Step 2

    In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, and 3/4 cup cheese. Season with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Divide mixture evenly among baking dishes and top with 1/2 cup cheese. Set dishes on a rimmed baking sheet and bake until set in middle and golden brown on top, 20 to 25 minutes.

Source
Everyday Food, May 2010

advertisement

advertisement

Reviews (6)

  • shawnaturner 5 Jan, 2013

    This is really good. I add garlic and broccoli for the crunch and texture. Next time, I'll substitute the spinach with kale. Make sure you use a shallow dish when baking; deep dishes take a really long time to cook.

  • brieh 28 Oct, 2011

    This was so easy and very good. I baked it all in one 8x8 casserole dish at 400 for 35-40 minutes

  • rularulz 15 Feb, 2011

    Very yummy and easy. I sauteed the spinach with garlic. Also didn't have day old bread so made it with fresh bread but toasted it a bit. Also made it in large dish and still worked. Loved it.

  • tracygold 12 Nov, 2010

    can you make this in one large dish instead of the individual ones?

  • cawindt 11 Nov, 2010

    I made this tonight and both my partner and I loved it. For the bread, I used a crusty loaf of rosemary potato bread. I also added garlic when saut?ɬ

  • kbottani 1 Jun, 2010

    Not a favorite of mine. The flavor was probably fine, but the texture really turned me off. I think it may have been my choice in bread. Left a weird feeling on my tongue. I used Dubliner for the cheese. Will not make again!