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Grand Central Strata Recipe

Looking for an easy Grand Central Strata recipe? Learn how to make Grand Central Strata using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by btaliesin

Makes 9 servings



http://www.grandcentralbakery.com/recipe/grandstrata.html

Recipe Ingredients for Grand Central Strata

7 slices bread, Como
1 cup broccoli
1 cup spinach
1 cup zucchini
4 sliced mushrooms
1 cup grated Mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup grated parmesan
1 tsp. pepper
2 tbsp. chopped fresh basil (1 tsp dried)
5 Eggs
2 cups half and half
2 cups 2% milk
6 tbsp. butter

Recipe Directions for Grand Central Strata

  1. To Prepare Vegetables:

  2. Broccoli: Cut into thin slices. Peel woody stems. Blanche in boiling water for 2 - 3 minutes depending on the size of your pieces. Plunge into cold water. Drain and reserve.

  3. Spinach or Chard: Use frozen chopped spinach or chop fresh greens and blanch about 1 minute in boiling water. Drain thoroughly in colander. Zucchini: Slice or dice and sauté with mushrooms.

  4. To Assemble:

  5. Sauté the mushrooms and zucchini (if selected) and mix with prepared vegetable of choice. Mix in fresh basil. Set aside.

  6. With a wire whisk beat the eggs, add the milk and/or cream and season carefully with salt and pepper.

  7. Remove the crusts from the bread. Butter the bottom and sides of an 8 ˝" x 11" ovenproof pan and cut enough bread to cover the bottom. (cut pieces to fit snuggly)

  8. Spread vegetables over bread and top with grated cheeses. Pour egg mixture over all. Top with remaining bread. Pressing it slightly into egg mixture. Dot with butter, Cover and refrigerate overnight or for a minimum of 2 hours. Bake at 350 degrees until custard is set and dish is browned on top. (50 - 60 minutes)

  9. For a decorative effect on top layer of bread, cut bread into triangles and arrange in a pattern.

Categories

Eggs, Breakfast

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 201.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
289
Calories from Fat
196
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
21.8g
34%
Saturated Fat
12.8g
64%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
160mg
53%
Sodium
340mg
14%
Potassium
325mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
10.9g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0.8g
3%
Sugars
4.0g
Protein
13.3g
Vitamin A 23% Vitamin C 21%
Calcium 31% Iron 7%
* 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
B-
  Good points
  • High in calcium
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in saturated fat
  • High in cholesterol
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