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Broccoli Cheese Strata

Broccoli & Cheese Strata

Broccoli & Cheese Strata


Makes 4 servings


2 cups chopped broccoli florets
4 slices firm white bread, 1/2 inch thick
4 teaspoons butter
1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese
1-1/2 cups low-fat (1%) milk
3 eggs
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1/8 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Cook broccoli in boiling water 10 minutes or until tender. Drain. Spread 1 side of each bread slice with 1 teaspoon butter. Arrange 2 slices bread, buttered sides up, in greased 1-quart casserole that will fit in slow cooker. Layer cheese, broccoli and remaining 2 bread slices, buttered sides down.
  2. Beat milk, eggs, salt, hot pepper sauce and black pepper in medium bowl. Pour over bread in slow cooker.
  3. Place small wire rack in 5-quart slow cooker. Pour in 1 cup water. Place casserole on rack. Cover; cook on HIGH 3 hours.

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