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McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
  • What's For Dinner: Vegetarian Egg Strata.

  • A great meal for the vegetarians in your family.
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    • Ingredients
      •  1 medium zucchini, finely chopped
      •  1 medium sweet red pepper, finely chopped
      •  1 cup sliced baby portobello mushrooms
      •  1 medium red onion, finely chopped
      •  2 teaspoons olive oil
      •  3 garlic cloves, minced
      •  2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
      •  1/2 teaspoon salt
      •  1/4 teaspoon pepper
      •  1 loaf (1 pound) day-old French bread, cubed
      •  2 packages (5.3 ounces each) fresh goat cheese, crumbled
      •  1-3/4 cups grated Parmesan cheese
      •  6 eggs, lightly beaten
      •  2 cups fat-free milk
      •  1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
      Directions
    • In a large skillet, saute the zucchini, red pepper, mushrooms and onion in oil until tender. Add the garlic, thyme, salt and pepper; saute 1 minute longer.
    • In a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray, layer half of the bread cubes, zucchini mixture, goat cheese and Parmesan cheese. Repeat layers.
    • In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, milk and nutmeg. Pour over top. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
    • Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting.Yield: 12 servings.
    • Nutritional Facts
      1 piece equals 281 calories, 12 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 140 mg cholesterol, 667 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 17 g protein.
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