Chicken Florentine Strata

Russ Myers

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@Beegee1947

Chicken is one of the most versatile, cost effective, and tasty protein choices you can make.


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Serves:

4 / 6

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 lb
boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, sliced into thin strips
2 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
2
shallots, minced
1 tsp
salt
`1/2 tsp
black pepper
1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper
1 pkg
(16 oz) frozen spinach, thawed and well drained
1 c
sundried tomatoes, drained and chopped
10 slice
white bread, cut into cubes
2 c
grated monterey jack cheese
6
eggs
2 c
whole milk
2 tsp
dijon mustard
1/4 tsp
nutmeg

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Lightly grease a 3 quart casserole dish. In a large skillet over medium high heat, warm oil. Add shallots to skillet and saute' 1 minute. Add chicken strips and cook 5 minutes more or until cooked through.
Season chicken with salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper.
2
Place a layer of bread cubes in the bottom of the dish. In alternating layers, place chicken, spinach, sundried tomatoes, cheese and bread, ending with a sprinkling of bread on top.
3
In a large bowl, using a whisk, combine eggs, milk, mustard, and nutmeg. Pour mixture over the casserole; cover and refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.
4
Preheat oven to 350 F.
While oven heats, remove casserole from the refrigerator and warm to room temperature.
Place casserole in oven and bake 35 to 40 minutes until golden brown on top.
Remove from oven and cool 5 minutes before serving.
Serve hot or at room temperature.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American