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Artichokes and Feta Cheese Strata - An amazing brunch or breakfast layered casserole with day-old bread, artichokes, and feta cheese.

Artichokes and Feta Cheese Strata

Katerina | Diethood
Artichokes and Feta Cheese Strata – An amazing brunch or breakfast layered casserole with day-old bread, artichokes, and feta cheese.
Servings : 6 Serves
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 tablespoon basil infused olive oil (or just plain olive oil)
  • 1 yellow onion , diced
  • 1 leek , thinly slice into rings, discard dark green leaves at bottom and the root end
  • 3 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 jar Cara Mia Artichokes in Water , drained
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 3/4 cup skim milk
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 4 large eggs
  • 5 cups cubed day-old bread
  • 1 cup fat free feta cheese

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • Lightly grease a 2 quart baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
  • Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  • Add onions and leeks, and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Stir in garlic and continue to cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  • Stir in artichoke hearts and season with thyme; cook for 4 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove from heat and let cool for 10 minutes.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine milk, salt, pepper, and eggs; whisk until thoroughly combined.
  • Add bread and stir gently to combine.
  • Stir in artichoke mixture, and let stand for 20 minutes.
  • Spoon half of bread mixture into previously prepared baking dish.
  • Sprinkle with half of feta cheese, and top with remaining bread mixture.
  • Sprinkle remaining feta cheese over top.
  • Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until browned and bubbly.
  • Remove from oven and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 240.3 kcal | Carbohydrates: 29.1 g | Protein: 17.4 g | Fat: 5.6 g | Saturated Fat: 1.5 g | Cholesterol: 129 mg | Sodium: 663 mg | Potassium: 232 mg | Fiber: 2.8 g | Sugar: 4.9 g | Net Carbs: 26 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Breakfast/Brunch
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: artichoke recipe, feta cheese recipe, strata recipe