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Cheese and Broccoli Strata

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“This is a good dish to serve at a brunch, particularly since all the "hard" work can be done the night before. Note that the cooking time includes a few hours for refrigeration. I think I got this one from the Byerly's cookbook.”
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Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 slices bread, trimmed and cubed
  • 10 ounces frozen chopped broccoli, thawed and drained
  • 8 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 3 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 2 14 cups milk
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon barbecue spice
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • paprika


  1. Layer bread, broccoli, and 1/2 of cheese in a buttered 9 x 13 baking dish.
  2. Combine eggs, milk, mustard, spice, and salt; pour over the strata.
  3. Refrigerate, covered, several hours or overnight.
  4. Preheat the oven, and sprinkle the strata with paprika.
  5. Bake, uncovered, for 35 minutes.
  6. Add remaining cheese to the top; bake until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean (about 10-15 minutes).
  7. Allow to set for 10-15 minutes before serving.

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