Asparagus Strata

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Yield: 8 servings

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Ingredients

  • 12 (3/4 - inch) slices day old French bread (from long thin loaf)
  • 1 package (10-ounce) frozen asparagus cuts cooked and drained
  • 2 cups skim milk
  • 2 eggs (whole)
  • 4 egg whites
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh onion chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced

Directions

  1. Arrange six bread slices on bottom of lightly greased 9x12 baking dish. Evenly spoon asparagus over bread. Top with remaining bread slices. In a medium bowl, beat eggs and egg whites. Add remaining ingredients and beat until evenly blended. Pour over bread. Cover and refrigerate several hours or overnight. Un- cover and bake in a pre-heated 350° F oven. Bake until golden brown and puffed and a knife inserted in the center comes out clean—approximately 40 minutes. Sprinkle with pepper or parmesan cheese if desired.

Tips/Techniques

Source: American Egg Board, Eggcyclopedia

Nutrition Info

(Each serving provides 320 calories, 35 calories from fat, 4 grams fat, 1 gram saturated fat, 750 mg sodium, 55 grams carbohydrates, 4 grams fiber, 4 grams sugar, 15 grams protein)
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