Cheese and Broccoli Strata

READY IN: 5hrs 5mins
Recipe by Aunt Cookie

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.

Top Review by Kittencalrecipezazz

This was good however I found the milk mixture to be a tad dry, I made it in the morning and baked it in the evening, I omitted the BBQ spice and used garlic powder in place of garlic salt, also I used seasoned salt for this and added in some green onions (I have tons in my garden!) thanks for sharing, Kitten:)

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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