Broccoli Cheese Strata Recipe


Difficulty LevelMediumHealth IndexHealthy
Main Ingredient


 Buttered bread slices12
 Shredded cheddar cheese10 Ounce, divided (2 1/4 Cups)
 Frozen broccoli10 Ounce, thawed and drained (1 Package)
 Diced cooked chicken2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Milk3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Minced onion2 Tablespoon
 Salt3⁄4 Teaspoon
 Dry mustard1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 797 Calories from Fat 350

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g60.6%

Saturated Fat 21.2 g106.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 459.7 mg

Sodium 1457.6 mg60.7%

Total Carbohydrates 54 g17.9%

Dietary Fiber 4.5 g17.8%

Sugars 12.3 g

Protein 56 g112.2%

Vitamin A 73.4% Vitamin C 111.1%

Calcium 78% Iron 22.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Preheat oven at 325°.
2. Using a doughnut cutter, cut out 12 rings and holes from bread.

3. Grease a 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish.
4. Tear bread scraps and put into it.
5. Sprinkle 2 cups cheese, broccoli and chicken on top.
6. Place rings and holes, with buttered sides up.
7. In a small bowl whisk eggs, milk, onion, salt, mustard and pepper. Pour over casserole.
8. Cover and chill for 8 hours or overnight.
9. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes prior to baking.
10. Bake, uncovered for 55-60 minutes.
11. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and return to the oven for 5 minutes.
12. Let it stand for 5-10 minutes before cutting.

13. Serve warm.