Ham-Broccoli Strata
Recipe from Diabetic Living

Strata, the ultimate brunch dish, gets a festive look with a sprinkling of broccoli.


Ham-Broccoli Strata

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Ingredients
  • 1   cup 
    broccoli florets
  • 1   tablespoon 
    water
  • 5   cups 
    1/2-inch French bread cubes
  • 1 1/2  cups 
    shredded cheddar cheese (6 oz.)
  • 1   cup 
    diced reduced-sodium cooked ham
  • 1 3/4  cups 
    fat-free milk
  • 3/4  cup 
    refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed
  • 2   tablespoons 
    finely chopped onion
  • 1   teaspoon 
    dry mustard
  •  Dash 
    ground black pepper
Directions
1.
In microwave-safe shallow dish, combine broccoli and the water. Cover with vented plastic wrap and microwave on 100 percent power (high) for 2 to 3 minutes or just until tender. (Or in covered small saucepan, cook broccoli in small amount of boiling water for 4 to 6 minutes or just until tender.) Drain well; set aside.
2.
Layer half of the bread cubes in a greased 2-quart square baking dish. Top with cheese, ham, and broccoli; add remaining bread cubes. In bowl, combine milk, egg product, onion, mustard, and pepper. Pour egg mixture evenly over the layers in dish. Cover and chill in the refrigerator for 2 to 24 hours.
3.
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Uncover and bake for 60 to 70 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean. Let stand for 5 minutes. Makes 6 servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 252, Fat, total (g) 11, chol. (mg) 42, sat. fat (g) 7, carb. (g) 18, Monosaturated fat (g) 4, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0, fiber (g) 1, sugar (g) 4, pro. (g) 20, sodium (mg) 698, Starch () 1, Lean Meat () 1.5, High-Fat Meat () 1, Fat () 0.5, Carb Choice () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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