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Broccoli Blue Cheese Strata

Rated as 3.69 out of 5 Stars

"A hearty vegetarian breakfast or brunch casserole. I made it up in a pinch during a brunch party, and it was the only dish that was finished! I like to use a dense buttermilk bread for this recipe, and a thick blue cheese dressing."
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Ingredients

55 m servings 628 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, salad dressing and melted butter. Season with salt, pepper, garlic, thyme and savory.
  3. Place enough slices of bread into the prepared baking dish to cover the bottom. Spread the thawed broccoli over the bread. Pour half of the egg mixture over. Make another layer of bread slices, and pour the remaining egg mixture over. Cover with shredded Cheddar cheese.
  4. Bake for 45 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the strata is golden brown and puffy. Let stand for a few minutes before cutting into squares to serve.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 628 calories; 43.1 g fat; 35.2 g carbohydrates; 23.4 g protein; 337 mg cholesterol; 1097 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Excellent. A big hit at our brunch today. My family is phobic about blue cheese, so I used a thick Marie's cheesy dressing. Can't wait to try it with blue cheese.

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I substituted chopped spinach for the broccoli as that's what I happened to have in the house, used onion powder instead of the thyme & savory, sprayed the pan with Pam instead of using butter, ...

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Excellent. A big hit at our brunch today. My family is phobic about blue cheese, so I used a thick Marie's cheesy dressing. Can't wait to try it with blue cheese.

Just made this recipe this morning for a birthday brunch today. It turned out great. I substituted chunky Feta Salad dressing for the Blue Cheese Dressing. I made a very large casserole and t...

I substituted chopped spinach for the broccoli as that's what I happened to have in the house, used onion powder instead of the thyme & savory, sprayed the pan with Pam instead of using butter, ...

this was Amazing!!! I have searched for a cheese strata recipe for years. my dear sister passed away and with here went the fantastic Cheese Strata recipe she used to make... this recipe is by...

I really liked this, I used French bread and it poofed up really nice. I would not make it again for people I don't know well as I find that a good chunk of the population is weird about blue ch...

Relatively easy to make, but I was expecting much more blue cheese flavor. It turned out to be relatively bland. If I made it again, I would add a lot more blue cheese dressing, and perhaps some...

This was delicious, but I think the 2nd layer of bread is too much. After pouring the egg mixture over the bottom layer, I looked at it and decided to do without the 2nd bread layer and I am ver...

As is, I rate this three stars,, but it does have potential..I added crumbled blue cheese to it,.. It needs more egg and more seasoning.. and the blue cheese taste wasn't even very strong with m...

Not bad! No green veggies in the house so I used leftover bacon, mushrooms, and onions, from the day before. The blue cheese gave it such a tasty flavor that I don't think it makes a huge differ...