Recipes and Cooking Spicy Sicilian Strata 4.0 (16) Not just for breakfast, this hearty egg and pepperoni strata is fabulous for a weeknight dinner, too. Add sausage in place of the pepperoni for an entirely new taste. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on October 25, 2012 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 35 mins Chill Time: 2 hrs Bake Time: 35 mins Stand Time: 10 mins Total Time: 3 hrs 20 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 5 cup cubed French bread (1-inch cubes) 1 3.5 ounce package sliced pepperoni, coarsely chopped ¼ cup chopped pepperoncini salad peppers, drained ½ of a 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained ¼ cup chopped oil-pack dried tomatoes, drained 1 cup shredded Italian blend cheeses (4 ounces) 3 eggs, lightly beaten 1 ½ cup milk 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning, crushed ¼ teaspoon salt Dash cayenne pepper ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese (1 ounce) Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. Arrange bread cubes in a single layer in a 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Bake for 10 minutes, stirring once. Transfer half of the bread cubes to a greased large skillet, spooning cubes into an even layer. Top with half of the pepperoni, half of the pepperoncini peppers, all of the spinach, and all of the dried tomatoes. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup of the Italian blend cheeses. Repeat layers with the remaining bread cubes, pepperoni, pepperoncini peppers, and Italian blend cheeses. In a large bowl whisk together eggs, milk, Italian seasoning, salt, and cayenne pepper. Slowly pour over layers in dish; press down lightly on top layer using the back of a large spoon. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Cover and chill for 2 hours. Preheat oven to 350°F. Bake, uncovered, for 35 to 45 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean (170°F). Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Make-Ahead Tip Cover and chill for at least 2 hours or up to 24 hours. To serve, preheat oven to 350°F. Bake, uncovered, for 35 to 45 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean (170°F). Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 316 Calories 18g Fat 22g Carbs 18g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 316 % Daily Value * Total Fat 18g 23% Saturated Fat 8g 40% Cholesterol 146mg 49% Sodium 1006mg 44% Total Carbohydrate 22g 8% Protein 18g Calcium 302.9mg 23% Iron 1.8mg 10% Potassium 289mg 6% *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.