Super Easy Asparagus Strata

Super Easy Asparagus Strata

Qty Ingredient
30 ouncescanned asparagus spears, drained (or 24 oz frozen asparagus, cooked)
1/4 teaspoonsdried mustard
1/2 teaspoonssalt
1 tablespoonsdried minced onion
3 cupsskim milk
6 eggs
2 cupscheddar cheese, shredded, divided
16 sliceswheat loaf bread, crusts removed
2 tablespoonsbutter, melted
1/4 teaspoonspepper
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Directions:

  1. Using cooking spray, coat a 9 x 13 x 2-inch baking dish. Place half of bread slices in bottom of dish.
  2. With a pastry brush, brush top of bread slices lightly with one tablespoon of melted butter. Place the spears from 1 can of asparagus crosswise over the top of bread slices; sprinkle with 1 cup of cheese.
  3. Place remaining bread slices on top. Brush tops of the bread slices with remaining melted butter, and repeat process with asparagus spears and cheese.
  4. In a bowl, beat together eggs, milk, onion, salt, dried mustard and pepper; mix well.
  5. Pour over bread, pressing bread with the back of a wooden spoon to make sure milk mixture thoroughly saturates and covers the bread, asparagus and cheese.
  6. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Bake, uncovered at 325ºF until a knife inserted in center of strata comes out clean, or about 45-55 minutes.