Tested till perfect Spinach, Ham and Cheese Strata
Spinach, Ham and Cheese Strata
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Spinach, Ham and Cheese Strata

This strata is great for a group at brunch, lunch or supper. You can assemble it a day ahead, so it's perfect for busy times.

By The Canadian Living Test Ktichen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: January 2007

Recipe4 out of 5 based on 15 ratings.
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  • Portion size 8


  • 1 1loaf sourdough bread
  • 1 pkg (10 oz/300 g) 1pkg (10 oz/300 g)frozen spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 6 6green oniongreen onions, thinly sliced
  • 1-1/2 cups 1-1/2cupsshredded Swiss cheese
  • 1 cup 1cupdiced ham or smoked turkey
  • 8 8eggeggs
  • 2-1/2 cups 2-1/2cupsmilk
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspDijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspsalt
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tsppepper
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Cut bread into 1-inch (2.5 cm) cubes to make about 12 cups (3 L). In large bowl, stir together bread, spinach, onions, cheese and ham. Spoon into greased 13- x 9-inch (3 L) glass baking dish.

In bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, mustard, salt and pepper; pour over bread mixture and let stand for 20 minutes. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours.)

Bake in 375°F (190°C) oven until puffed and golden, about 45 minutes.

Additional information :

Nutritional Information Per serving:

cal 383 pro 25g total fat 15g sat. fat 7g
carb 37g fibre 3g chol 220mg sodium 828mg

% RDI:

calcium 33 iron 20 vit A 35 vit C 7
folate 47
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