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Italian Vegetable Egg Strata

Italian Vegetable Egg Strata

This quick egg dish uses croutons instead of a pastry crust.

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10 min
Prep Time
55 min
Total Time


2 cups Italian-style dried croutons

2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

1 medium (1 cup) zucchini, shredded

1 medium (1 cup) red bell pepper, cut into thin strips

1/3 cup chopped green onions

1 (14.5-ounce) can Italian-style diced tomatoes, drained

1 3/4 cups Land O Lakes® Half & Half

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

8 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1 teaspoon salt

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish with no-stick cooking spray.

  2. STEP 2

    Place croutons in bottom of prepared baking dish; top with 1 cup cheese, zucchini, red pepper, green onions, tomatoes and remaining cheese.

  3. STEP 3

    Whisk together half & half and flour in medium bowl until smooth. Add eggs and salt; continue whisking until well mixed. Pour mixture over vegetables in baking dish. Bake 35-45 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Tip #1

Stratas are an Italian dish that is traditionally made with meat and bread. This recipe has taken on a vegetarian version by eliminating the meat. If you wish to have meat in this strata, 1/4 cup chopped pepperoni would be a nice addition.

Nutrition (1 serving)

300 Calories
18 Fat (g)
245 Cholesterol (mg)
880 Sodium (mg)
19 Carbohydrates (g)
1 Dietary Fiber
17 Protein (g)
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