Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Tasty Tuesdays: Artichoke & Goat Cheese Strata

Welcome to Tasty Tuesdays!
I made this strata last weekend and really liked it.  I made it for Sunday dinner but it would be wonderful for a brunch.  
{ I adapted this recipe from one I found in Cooking Light, March 2011.  Find their original recipe right here }
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- 1/2 cup finely chopped shallots (about 1 large)
- 8 oz container mushrooms (I used mini bellas)
- 13.75 oz can artichoke hearts
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1/2 teaspoon dried herbes de Provence
- 1 3/4 cups skim milk
- 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 4 large eggs
- 1/3 cup (about 1 1/2 ounces) grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
- 1/2 (1-pound) loaf country-style white bread, cut into 1-inch cubes (about 5 cups)
- Cooking spray
- 3/4 cup (3 ounces) crumbled goat cheese, divided
1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add olive oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add shallots, and cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in mushrooms and garlic; cook for 5 minutes or until mushrooms begin to soften, stirring occasionally.  Stir in Artichoke hearts.  Remove from heat, and stir in herbes de Provence. Cool 10 minutes.
2. Combine milk, black pepper, salt, and eggs in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese and bread; toss gently to combine. Stir in artichoke mixture, and let stand for 20 minutes.
3. Preheat oven to 375°.
4. Spoon half of bread mixture into an 8-inch square glass or ceramic baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with half of goat cheese, and top with remaining bread mixture. Sprinkle remaining half of goat cheese over top. Bake at 375° for 50 minutes or until browned and bubbly.
{ Serves 6 }
Now it's your turn.  What did you cook this week?
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Danielle said...

Your strata sounds delish - thanks for hosting!

Candi said...

That looks amazing!

Rustique Gal said...

This looks awesome and delicious! My stomach is rumbling for breakfast now. Have a great day!

Julie said...

I've never made a strata, but this one entices me to do so. Artichoke hearts and goat cheese--yum!

Alisa said...

Alissa~ I'm not a mushroom kinda gal, but you sure can make anything look beautiful! Thanks for hosting :)

Belinda @zomppa said...

That's a gorgeous dish! The flavors must be popping.

Carmie of the Single Nester said...

I sound like a valley girl but I am SO making this!

Jax said...

Exactly what I was looking for to bring to Easter brunch. Thanks!

Natasha @ Saved by the Egg Timer said...

The strata looks perfect, I love green too :) I also always have to have a creative outlet to feel "normal", sometimes too many outlets! The blog helps me too. Thanks for the link up. I look forward to peeking through all the tasty recipes today and am going to try your strata with baby asparagus.


natasha {schue love} said...

This looks amazingly delicious!!! I love goat cheese! :)

Dianna said...

That looks fabulous. I can't wait to try it out myself, yum.

Tashia said...

Sorry I didn't mean to post my recipe twice. I thought the linky tool didn't work the first time!! Oops!


By the way, your strata looks delicious!

Carla @ Hammers and High Heels said...

Okay, I admit, I didn't know what strata was :) I also admit I am not the best cook, but I really want to try this recipe and make it for my husband... maybe he will be amazed if it turns out okay :) It sounds delicious! Thanks for posting, if I try it out I will let you know how it goes!

Andrea (Andreas Kitchen) said...

Hi Alissa- Happy Tuesday! The flavors in your strata sound yum!
I am sharing my recipe for Mushrooms Stuffed With Asparagus And Bacon. This recipe is gluten free because I don't use breadcrumbs.
Thanks for hosting!

Simoney said...

Hi Alissa, once again the time zones have defeated me and I find myself at the end of the list... :(
The post I've linked is my Toy Story party, complete with instructions for creating a rocket cake and alien cupcakes.
Hope you like it :)

Christina said...

That strata looks amazing, beautiful picture! I've just joined your blog hop for the first time, thanks for hosting. :)

yasmeen said...

i LOVE the strata idea... looks so good! linked up to you :)

Healthy Mamma said...

I could not think of a better dish to make Easter Sunday! Love it so much. Thanks for sharing {and hosting! I had no idea.}

Healthy Mamma said...

p.s. Love your blog. just added both your buttons to my site. would love for you to join Simply Healthy Family!

jillian :: cornflake dreams. said...

WOWZAH that looks good. minus the shrooms :)
LOVE your blog!! now following and looking forward to more tasty treats. xoxo jcd :: cornflake dreams

LindyLouMac in Italy said...

This post has made me hungry, time to organise supper, I think :)

Leah said...

I enjoy pretty much anything with goat cheese! Yum!

denise said...

This is a tasty Tuesday indeed! (well it's Wednesday now really!) looks lovely. i've never made anything with artichokes myself though. although i guess this recipe is as good a place as any other to start. :)

poindextr said...

yum, this strata looks so good! Never thought of adding cubed bread, what a great idea :)

Lisa said...

Oh Alissa that looks amazing! I am so making this for a Sunday brunch!!

Traci said...

I'm going to make this Friday! Thanks:)

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