Crab Strata


A great breakfast strata without the usual sausage or bacon ingredients.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
3 hrs
6 servings


  • 4 cups cubed firm-textured bread

  • 2 (6 ounce) cans crabmeat, drained and flaked

  • 4 cups shredded Swiss cheese

  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

  • ¼ cup capers

  • 3 green onions, chopped

  • 6 eggs, lightly beaten

  • 1 ⅓ cups milk

  • ¼ cup dry sherry

  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

  • ½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce


  1. Grease a 2-quart baking dish. Toss together the bread cubes, crabmeat, Swiss cheese, Cheddar cheese, capers, and green onions in the baking dish.

  2. Mix together eggs, milk, sherry, mustard, and Worcestershire sauce in a bowl. Pour evenly over bread mixture. Cover tightly and refrigerate at least 2 hours, but no longer than 24 hours.

  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Bake strata uncovered until knife inserted in the center comes out clean, about 45 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Serve while still hot.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

581 Calories
35g Fat
22g Carbs
43g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 581
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 35g 45%
Saturated Fat 20g 98%
Cholesterol 260mg 87%
Sodium 944mg 41%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 43g
Vitamin C 2mg 10%
Calcium 862mg 66%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 283mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.