Fontina, Asparagus, and Leek Strata Recipe

Looking for an easy Fontina, Asparagus, and Leek Strata recipe? Learn how to make Fontina, Asparagus, and Leek Strata using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sailingchef

Makes 6 servings



Stratas are meant to be put together in advance and refrigerated overnight or at least 4 to 6 hours before baking. For bread, use a sturdy day-old bread.

Recipe Ingredients for Fontina, Asparagus, and Leek Strata

1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 1/2 lb asparagus, sliced into 1" pieces
3 leeks, thinly sliced
1/2 cup water
3 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
15 1/2 oz black beans
1/2 tsp dried tarragon
1 tsp lemon rind, grated
1/8 tsp salt
1/4 black pepper, divided
12 slices whole wheat bread, day old
1 Cooking spray
1 cup fontina cheese, shredded
2 1/2 cups skim milk
3 eggs
1 egg white
1 1/2 cups fresh breadcrumbs

Recipe Directions for Fontina, Asparagus, and Leek Strata

  1. Heat olive oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat; add asparagus, leeks, and water. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 10 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in parsley, tarragon, lemon rind, salt, black beans, and 1/8 tsp pepper.

  2. Arrange bread slices in a single layer in a 13x9 baking dish coated with cooking spray. Top bread slices with half of the asparagus mixture and sprinkle with 1/2 cup cheese. Repeat procedure with the remaining bread, asparagus mixture, and cheese.

  3. Combine 1/8 tsp pepper, milk, eggs, and egg white, and stir with a whisk until well blended. Pour the milk mixture evenly over the strata. Cover strata and chill for 8 hours or overnight.

  4. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

  5. Uncover strata; sprinkle with bread crumbs. Bake at 400 degrees for 40 minutes or until set.

Categories

Eggs, Vegetables, Main Dish, American, Bake, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 486.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
705
Calories from Fat
133
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.8g
23%
Saturated Fat
5.5g
27%
Trans Fat
0.4g
Cholesterol
116mg
39%
Sodium
754mg
31%
Potassium
1810mg
52%
Total Carbohydrates
104.6g
35%
Dietary Fiber
19.4g
78%
Sugars
15.9g
Protein
41.3g
Vitamin A 45% Vitamin C 24%
Calcium 50% Iron 57%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in selenium
  • High in thiamin
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