- 1 Baguetteloaf day-old or crusty bread, crust removed, cut into 1 inch cubes
- 2 tbsp Butter
- 1 Onionsmall
- 2 tbsp Fresh thymeor rosemary
- 8 oz Mushroomssliced
- 3 cups Fresh spinachpacked
- 2 cups Swiss cheesegrated
- 8 Eggs
- 2 cups Whole milk
- 1 cup Heavy cream
- 2 tsp Kosher Salt
- ½ tsp Black pepperfreshly ground
- 1 tsp Dijon mustard
- ¼ tsp Nutmegfreshly grated
Spinach Mushroom Strata
This Spinach Mushroom Strata is a delicious way to use up stale bread. Simply take a day old baguette or loaf of crusty bread, cut it into cubes and toast it in the oven and you are on your way to making this delicious mushroom and spinach casserole.
Start this dish by toasting stale bread in the oven. Saute mushrooms and onions in a pan with butter. Add spinach and cook until wilted. Combine eggs, milk, cream, salt, pepper, mustard and nutmeg in a blender and blend until combined. Combine bread with mushrooms and onions and transfer to a casserole dish. Pour over egg mixture and cook in the oven until puffed up and golden brown on top.
To make the Spinach Mushroom Strata, you will need the following ingredients:
Steps to make Spinach Mushroom Strata
Heat oven and prepare casserole dish
Saute onion and mushrooms
Melt 2 tablespoons of butter in a large pan over medium heat. Sauté 1 chopped onion in the pan with 8 ounces of mushrooms and the herbs for around 7 minutes until the vegetables are softened. Add spinach to the pan and cook for 5 more minutes until the spinach is wilted. Remove the pan from the heat and set aside to cool.
Measure out bread
Combine onion, mushrooms and cheese
Reduce oven heat
Assemble the casserole
Remove from oven and cool
I love mushrooms and spinach. Delicious strata!
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