Jan 21, 2009

VEGETABLE--- CHEESE STRATA

Stratas are made the night before and cooked for break fast.you can alter this vegetable strata with any vegetable you like and i use broccoli and mushroom and you can substitute them with bell peppers and zucchini and coliflower and i use sharp- cheddar and jack and you can substitute any other cheese you like.This will be a great weekend brunch i feel hope you all like this.


Broccoli ----- 1 small flower

Mushrooms ---- 100 gms

Carrot --- 1 medium size

Sweet corn kernels --- 1 cup

Red chili flakes --- 1 tab sp

Oregano --- 1 tea sp

Grated extra -sharp cheddar cheese --- 1 cup

Grated jack cheese --- 1 cup

Large eggs --- 4(or you can use 1 cup egg substituteor you can just remove the eggs)

Milk --- 2 cups (i use skim milk you can use full cream or soya milk also)

Dijon mustard -- 2 tab sp

Wheat bread --- 8 slices(i use my home made wheat bread slices you can use any bread slices)

Onion --- 1 medium sliced

Olive oil -- 1 tab sp

Salt to taste

Butter for greasing the bakind dish



METHOD:---

Cut broccoli in to small flowerets and soak in salted warm water for 5 min remove and wash in cold water and leave a side

Slice onion and chop mushroom s in to small pieces and carrot in to thin slices

Heat olive oil in apan and add sliced onion and fry for a second then add carrot slicesfry for some more time then add chopped mushroom,corn kernel s, and broccoli ans stir fry for few seconds and add half red chiliflakes and oregano mix well and remove from fire and leave a side

Now beat eggs in a bowl add milk and mustard to egg s and beat well add salt and remaining red chili flakes and oregano mix well

Now arrange bread slices in agreased baking dish,distribute vegetable mixture on bread slices now pour the egg mixture over the vegetable mixture.

Mix both cheeses in abowl and sprinkle cheese evenly on egg mixture and cover the dish and refrigerate at least 4 hours or preferably overnight.

Preheat the oven and bake the strata at 375 degree till slightly browned and puffed it will take almost 30 - 40 min.

Remove and stand for 10 min. then serve


Serves 4

Enjoy your break fast

22 comments:

Priti said...

I'm really drooling over it..looking at this making me hungry !

Priya said...

Yummy vegetable cheese strata..healthy n nourishing breakfast Rekha..lovely piece, is it for me? :d

sowmya said...

wow..this looks so yummy..

Kitchen Flavours said...

Makes me droooooooooooool.....

Adlak's tiny world said...

wow its really inviting and my kids love this..

Ann said...

The breakfast looks full with veggies,egg and cheese..

Jaishree said...

Vegetable cheese strata looks yummy & mouth watering rekha.. Nice pic:)

Asha said...

Broccoli, Mushroom, and cheese!! I am sold, looks delicious! :)

Trupti said...

looks very delicious

Shama Nagarajan said...

drooling recipe.yumyum

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Pallavi said...

the strata looks delicious. I'll have to try it sometime.

DEESHA said...

wow delicious Rekha, thatz makes a great breakfast indeed

Pavithra Kodical said...

Delicious and yum..Nice click too :)

Cham said...

Wow that looks like a cake slice! I really want right away

Varsha Vipins said...

Ist time here Rekha..Lovely space you got..This is a bookmarked recipe for me..yummy n healthy..:)

Jeena said...

Yum this looks lovely. :-)

Shreya said...

Hi, I have never had these, and they look very filling and interesting!

Suma Rajesh said...

woo nice idea of making different breafast..no doubt i am gonna try this..

Sophie said...

Beautiful and tasty way to use veggies! :)

Corporate to Kitchen said...

waw.. this looks so yummy!

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