Mushroom Spinach Strata
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Serves: 8 servings
  • 1 pound sliced white mushrooms
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 large handfuls fresh baby spinach
  • 12 eggs
  • 3 cups half-and-half cream
  • 8 cups cubed day old bread
  • 1-1/2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. In a large frying pay, saute mushrooms and onion in oil until soft. Add spinach and stir until wilted. Season with salt and pepper and set aside.
  3. Meanwhile, whisk together eggs and cream until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Grease a 9 x 13 baking dish with vegetable oil. Line bottom with cubed bread. Scatter mushroom spinach mixture on top and sprinkle with cheese. Pour egg mixture over top.
  5. Allow to sit for at least 15 minutes, poking the bread back into the mixture if it rises.
  6. Bake for 50 minutes or until custard is set. Turn on broiler and broil for a few minutes until the top is golden. Watch carefully!
  7. Let stand 8-10 minutes, then serve.
Recipe by Life at Cloverhill at