17 April 2011

spring strata

a yummy dish that can be assembled the night before. good for using up old eggs and other veggies in your fridge.

6 lg eggs
2 c milk
1 shallot or small onion
salt and pepper
1 baguette (9 oz) cut into 1/4" slices)
1 lb asparagusn (cut into 1/2" pieces)
6 oz shredded gruyere cheese

1) grease 2 quart baking dish, in bowl whisk eggs, milk, shallot salt and pepper.
2) place half of bread slices, overlapping, into baking dish. pour half of egg mixture over bred; sprinkle with half of asparagus and gruyere. Repeat layering, pressing to help bread absorb egg. Cover and refrigerate 1 hr or overnight.
3) preheat oven 350 degrees F, uncover, bake on cookie sheet 50-60 min. or until knife inserted in the center comes out clean. let stand 10 min before serving

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