Mediterranean Spinach Strata (Cooking Light)

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Total Time
1hr 12mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 52 mins

This is a lovely, vegetarian make-ahead dish from "Cooking Light" Magazine. It is healthy, has a beautiful presentation and is a great main to prepare in advance for guests. Prep time does not include chilling time.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F Place bread slices in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake at 350°F for 12 minutes or until lightly browned.
  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic, and mushrooms; sauté 5 minutes or until tender. Sprinkle flour over mushroom mixture; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add 1 bag of spinach; cook 3 minutes or until spinach wilts. Add remaining spinach; cook 3 minutes or until spinach wilts. Stir in 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  3. Place half of bread slices in bottom of a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Spread spinach mixture over bread. Top with tomato slices; sprinkle evenly with feta and half of Asiago cheese. Arrange remaining bread slices over cheese. Combine 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, milk, and remaining ingredients, stirring well with a whisk. Pour over bread; sprinkle with remaining Asiago cheese. Cover and chill 8 hours or overnight.
  4. Preheat oven to 350°F
  5. Uncover strata; bake at 350°F for 40 minutes or until lightly browned and set. Serve warm.