Spinach and Cheese Strata

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 25g butter
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed and chopped
  • 300g bag spinach, roughly chopped and tough stems discarded
  • 4 cups bread chunks (approx. 2.5cm in size)
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 4 Henergy Cage-Free eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 cup grated Tasty Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Method

  1. Melt the butter in a large frypan and gently cook the onion and garlic until tender.
  2. Add the spinach to the pan and cook until wilted.
  3. Grease a lasagne dish with butter and arrange half of the bread in the base of the dish.
  4. Cover the bread with the spinach and sprinkle with grated nutmeg and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Whisk the eggs and milk together and pour over the spinach mixture.
  6. Scatter over the cheese, reserving about 1/2 cup.
  7. Cover with remaining bread chunks and finish with a layer of cheese.
  8. Wrap tightly in plastic clingfilm and refrigerate overnight.
  9. Preheat the oven to 180 C. and remove the strata from the fridge while the oven is heating. Bake for 40 minutes or until golden.
  10. Serve warm.