Loaded With Protein Mushroom, Onion And Egg Strata

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Jul. 26, 2013

The term "Strata" refers to a layered and baked American dish, similar to a Frittata. It is typically made using bread, eggs and cheese and may or may not include meat and/or vegetables. The bread is layered along with the filling in such a manner as to create distinctive layers or strata.


Olive oil cooking spray 1 , spray
Herb oil 1 Teaspoon
Onion 2 , sliced
Multi grain brown bread slice 8
Low sodium mustard 2 Tablespoon
Reduced fat low sodium cheese 6 Ounce , shredded, divided (Cheddar)
Mushroom 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Skimmed milk 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Egg 2
Egg whites 5
Salt & pepper To Taste
Parsley sprig 2 (For Decoration) (Optional)



1. Preheat oven to 300ºF.

2. Spray square baking dish with cooking spray.


3. Heat herb oil in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Saute onions for about 6 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until golden brown; remove from heat.

4. Trim crusts from bread. Spread mustard on 1 side of each bread slice. Arrange 4 slices, mustard sides up, in baking dish.

5. Layer most of the grated cheese, the mushrooms and onions over bread. Place remaining bread, mustard sides down, on onions.

6. In a bowl, beat milk along with egg whites until well blended. Add salt and pepper to taste. Pour evenly over the bread.

7. Bake uncovered for about 1 hour or until the center is set and bread is golden brown.

8. Sprinkle with remaining cheese on top. Let stand for 10 minutes allowing the cheese to melt slightly before cutting.


9. Serve hot along with pesto sauce or a hot chili sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 85 Minutes
Ready In: 85 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 182Calories from Fat 34

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.7%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 307 mg12.79%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g8%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 13 g26%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet