Community Recipe
from [psfreeman]
Broccoli-Cheese Strata

Broccoli-Cheese Strata

This strata can be prepared beforehand and popped in the oven for a quick and easy meal. Recipe published as Broccoli-Cheese Strata in Country Chicken Cookbook.

  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Prep time:15 Minutes
  • Cook time:1 Hour
  • Refrigerate:8 Hours


  • 12 slice(s) buttered bread
  • 2-1/4 cup(s) (10 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 3 cup(s) frozen chopped broccoli, thawed and drained
  • 2 cup(s) diced cooked chicken
  • 6 eggs
  • 3 cup(s) milk
  • 2 tablespoon(s) finely chopped onion
  • 3/4 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) pepper


• Using a doughnut cutter, cut 12 rings and holes from bread; set aside. Tear bread scraps and place in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with 2 cups cheese, broccoli and chicken. Arrange rings and holes, with buttered sides up, on top.

• Beat eggs, milk, onion, salt, mustard and pepper; pour over top. Cover and refrigerate 8 hours or overnight.

• Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 55-60 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cheese; bake 5 minutes longer or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 5-10 minutes before cutting. Yield: 6-8 servings.

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