Recipes and Cooking Vegetable-Cheese Strata 5.0 (1) Start this cheesy strata the night before to wake up to a delicious, hearty breakfast. 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 January 12, 2017 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Prep Time: 35 mins Bake Time: 50 mins Stand Time: 10 mins Total Time: 95 mins Servings: 8 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 5 cup cubed whole wheat baguette-style French bread 4 teaspoon olive oil 1 cup chopped onion 1 cup chopped red sweet pepper 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 cup sliced fresh cremini mushrooms 3 cup lightly packed fresh spinach leaves 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese (4 oz.) ⅓ cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese 8 eggs 8 egg whites 1 ¾ cup fat-free milk 1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon black pepper Directions Lightly coat a 3-qt. rectangular baking dish with cooking spray. Spread half of the bread cubes in prepared dish. In a large skillet heat 2 tsp. of the oil over medium-high heat. Add onion, sweet pepper, and garlic; cook until tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from skillet. Add remaining 2 tsp. oil to skillet. Add mushrooms; cook and stir until tender. Add spinach; cook until slightly wilted. Stir in onion mixture. In a small bowl stir together both cheeses; reserve 1/3 cup of the cheese mixture. Spread half of the vegetable mixture over bread cubes in dish. Sprinkle with remaining cheese mixture. Layer with remaining bread cubes and vegetable mixture. In a large bowl whisk together remaining ingredients. Slowly pour over layered mixture in dish. Cover and chill overnight. Preheat oven to 325°F. Bake, uncovered, 45 minutes; sprinkle with reserved 1/3 cup cheese mixture. Bake 5 to 10 minutes more or until a knife comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 285 Calories 12g Fat 24g Carbs 21g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 285 % Daily Value * Total Fat 12g 15% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Cholesterol 200mg 67% Sodium 686mg 30% Total Carbohydrate 24g 9% Total Sugars 6g Protein 21g Vitamin C 31.9mg 160% Calcium 272.6mg 21% Iron 2mg 11% Potassium 362mg 8% Folate, total 84.7mcg Vitamin B-12 0.8mcg Vitamin B-6 0.2mg *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.