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5 from 3 votes

Springtime Strata

Liven up your breakfast scene with this fresh, flavorful, and family-friendly dish!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Chill Time8 hrs 45 mins
Total Time9 hrs 45 mins
Course: Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 310kcal


  • 2 tablespoon butter or olive oil
  • 2 medium shallots minced
  • 6 cups (approx. ½ loaf) day old Italian loaf bread cubed
  • 1 cup trimmed asparagus spears
  • ½ cup cherry tomatoes
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 ¼ cup whole milk
  • 1 cup shredded gruyere cheese
  • ¼ cup shredded white cheddar cheese
  • ¼ teaspoon each, dried dill and thyme
  • teaspoon each, dried garlic and onions powders
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • In a large pan, melt butter. Add shallot and a pinch of salt and sauté for 4-5 minutes, or until tender and translucent.
  • Remove from heat and stir in asparagus spears and bread pieces; stir until well combined.
  • Transfer bread mixture into a 9x9 baking dish and set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, and seasonings. Sprinkle in cheese, bits at a time, so as not to clump.
  • Pour egg mixture evenly over bread and garnish with tomatoes. Cover with foil and chill overnight or for at least 8 hours.
  • The following day, remove from fridge and let rest at room temperature for 45 minutes.
  • Bake covered at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Remove foil and bake for another 10-15 minutes, or until top is golden and eggs are set.


Calories: 310kcal