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Broccoli and Cheese Strata

Broccoli and Cheese Strata
Total Preparation Time: less than 15 minutes Number of Servings: 4
Actual Cooking Time:more than 2 hours Source: Slow Cooker Recipe Collection
Food Groups: Grains, Milk & Milk Products, Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Egg & Cheese, Vegetables
Meal Type: Breakfast & Brunch
Nutrition Content: Good Source of Calcium
Special Features: Crock Pot, Kids Can Help Make It , Kids Love It, Make Ahead , Vegetarian

A simple dish for the crockpot.


2 cups chopped Broccoli florets
4 slices firm white Bread, one-half inch thick
4 teaspoons Butter
1 1-2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
3 Eggs
1 1-2 cups reduced-fat Milk
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1/2 teaspoon hot Pepper sauce
1/8 teaspoon black Pepper


Cook broccoli in boiling water 10 minutes or until tender. Drain.

Spread one side of each bread slice with 1 teaspoon butter.

Arrange 2 slices bread, butter side up in greased 1-quart casserole. Layer cheese, broccoli, and remaining 2 bread slices, butter side down.

Beat together eggs, milk, salt, hot pepper sauce and pepper in medium bowl. Gradually pour over bread.

Place small wire rack in 5-quart slow cooker. Pour in 1 cup water. place casserole on rack. Cover and cook on high 3 hours in crock pot.

Nutrient Information
Calories: 388
Total Fat: 25 g
Saturated Fat: 14 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 838 mg
Carbohydrates: 20 g
Protein: 22 g
Fiber: 2 g
Vitamin A: 348 RE
Vitamin C: 42 mg
Calcium: 485 mg
Iron: 2 mg

Cook's Notes:

Reduce or omit the added salt and use unsalted butter to lower the sodium in this dish.

Reduce the amount of fat in this dish by using reduced-fat cheddar cheese and low-fat or fat-free milk.