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My Cook: Spinach and Mushroom Strata

 

Actual Cook Time: 3 hours and 30 minutes

This strata, like its ham counterpart, is great for an easy wake-up-and-serve breakfast. Prep everything the night before and set it for whenever you’re ready in the morning leaving no one hungry and waiting. This vegetarian breakfast option starts with a broil of mushrooms and shallots. Then incorporating milk, eggs, and spices into a savory custard which is tossed with bread cubes. Finally mixing in the mushrooms, spinach, and gruyère for a delightfully hearty breakfast casserole. Finish with a broil to brown the melted cheese and you’ll have the whole house peeking into the kitchen wondering what’s for breakfast.

My Cook: Spinach and Mushroom Strata

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 8 oz baby bella mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced
  • 6 large eggs
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • ½ tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1½ tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 10 oz sourdough bread, cut into 1” pieces
  • 1 cup frozen spinach, thawed
  • 3 oz gruyère cheese, coarsely grated, ½ cup set aside

Directions

Toss the olive oil, mushrooms, and shallot in a Suvie pan until coated.

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Broil for 10 minutes or until mushrooms have released their juices.

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Meanwhile, whisk together the eggs, milk, mustard, nutmeg, salt and pepper in a large mixing bowl.

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Add the cubed sourdough bread to the bowl and toss to combine. When the broil is finished add the mushrooms and shallots along with the spinach and all but ½ cup gruyere cheese.

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Spray the Suvie pan with cooking spray and add the strata mixture to the pan. Top the strata with the ½ cup of gruyere cheese.

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Place pan in the upper cooking zone. Enter My Cook > Slow Cook & Starch settings and set to cook.

Slow Cook & Starch Settings

High, 2 hours

Starch: 0 minutes

After the cook broil the strata for 6-8 minutes until the cheese is melted and the bits of bread sticking out are starting to brown. To avoid overcooking: do not leave strata unattended during this step!

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Cut into squares and serve.

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CategoriesVegetarian
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