Four-Cheese Zucchini Strata

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Strata simply means "layers." This dish features luscious layers of garlic focaccia, sauteed zucchini, and four wonderful cheeses.

Four-Cheese Zucchini Strata
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Prep Time:
35 mins
Chill Time:
2 hrs
Bake Time:
45 mins
Stand Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
3 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
8

Ingredients

  • 4 medium zucchini and/or yellow summer squash, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/4-inch slices (about 5 cups)

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil

  • 8 cup garlic-flavor Italian flatbread (focaccia) cut into bite-size pieces

  • 1 cup shredded provolone cheese (4 ounces)

  • 1 cup shredded white cheddar cheese (4 ounces)

  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese (2 ounces)

  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 7 eggs, lightly beaten

  • 2 cup milk

  • 2 tablespoon snipped fresh parsley

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • Snipped fresh parsley (optional)

Directions

  1. Lightly grease a 3-quart rectangular or oval baking dish; set aside. In an extra-large skillet cook squash in hot oil over medium-high heat until light brown, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Place half of the bread pieces in the prepared baking dish. Top with half of the squash and half of each of the cheeses. Repeat layers.

  2. In a large bowl combine eggs, milk, parsley, salt, and pepper. Pour evenly over layers in baking dish. Using the back of a large spoon, gently press down on layers. Cover with plastic wrap and chill for 2 to 24 hours.

  3. Preheat oven to 325°F. Remove plastic wrap. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until set and an instant-read thermometer inserted into the center registers 170°F. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Sprinkle with additional parsley if desired.

Make-Ahead Tip

Prepare as directed. Cover with plastic wrap and chill for 2 to 24 hours. To serve, Preheat oven to 325°F. Remove plastic wrap. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until set and an instant-read thermometer inserted into the center registers 170°F. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

347 Calories
23g Fat
16g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 347
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 228mg 76%
Sodium 742mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 17.7mg 89%
Calcium 474.5mg 37%
Iron 1.6mg 9%
Potassium 478mg 10%
Folate, total 60.5mcg
Vitamin B-12 1.5mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.3mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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