Thursday, February 10, 2011

{vegetarian egg strata}

here is the recipe i did not care for, but those of you who like goat cheese i think will like it! try it out if you are feeling adventurous! Note: it is messy, takes a while and a lot of ingredients but again try it out if you want something new!
{what you will need}
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, minced2 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
2 cups fat-free milk
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

{what to do}
  1. In a large skillet, saute the zucchini, red pepper, mushrooms and onion in oil until tender. Add the garlic, thyme, salt and pepper; saute 2 minutes longer.
  2. 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.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, milk and nutmeg. Pour over top. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  4. 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


  1. I'm always on the lookout for deliciousness. This looks yummy!

  2. yea! try it, let me know what you think :)