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Spinach and Mushroom Strata Recipe

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2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 medium onion, chopped
8 ounces sliced mushrooms
1 10-oz. package frozen chopped spinach, thawed, squeezed dry
Salt and pepper
8 slices hearty white bread, cubed (about 7 cups)
1  cups shredded Swiss cheese
2 cups whole milk
5 large eggs
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

Preheat oven to 375F. Grease a 2 1/2-quart baking dish with cooking spray. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add onion and mushrooms; cook, stirring, until soft and golden, about 6 minutes. Remove from heat. Add spinach, mix well and season with salt and pepper.

Step 2
Spread about 1/3 of bread cubes on bottom of baking dish, then 1/2 of vegetable mixture and 1/3 of cheese. Repeat with 1/3 of bread, remaining vegetables and another 1/3 of cheese. Top with remaining bread and cheese.

Step 3
In a large bowl, whisk together milk, eggs and mustard. Season with salt and pepper. Pour over strata. Press down on bread mixture with back of a spoon to moisten.

Step 4
Bake until strata is set and center is puffed and golden, 45 to 50 minutes. Serve immediately.




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