Veggie Strata Pie

Veggie Strata Pie

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Recipe by NZEggs Course: Lunch, DinnerCuisine: VegetarianDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

55

minutes
Total time

1

hour 

5

minutes

Make a satisfying healthy meal for a crowd with this customisable pie recipe. Create your own version of the strata by using whatever leftover veggies you have and use your favourite cheese.

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp olive oil, divided

  • 1 red onion, diced

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 tsp dried oregano

  • 2 red capsicums, seeded and thinly sliced

  • 2 large green zucchinis, thinly sliced

  • 12 eggs

  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) low fat cream

  • Salt and pepper

  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 8 slices of bread, cut into 1 cm cubes

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 180°C. Prepare a 23 cm cake tin or casserole dish by greasing the bottom and sides with a little oil.
  • In a large pan heat 1 tbsp of oil over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until transparent (about 2 minutes) stirring occasionally. Add garlic and oregano and cook for 1 minute. Add capsicum and cook until tender, stirring frequently. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.
  • Heat remaining oil in the skillet; add zucchini and cook until tender (about 4 minutes), stirring frequently. Drain mixture and pat dry. Add to onion mix and stir to combine.
  • In a large bowl, whisk the eggs and cream until blended. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Stir in vegetables, cheese, and half of the bread cubes.
  • Arrange the remaining bread cubes in the bottom of the greased pan to form a crust. Pour egg mixture into the pan. Bake, uncovered, until golden and set, approx. 55 to 60 minutes.
  • Remove from oven. Run a knife around the pie edges to loosen. Remove from the pan and cut into wedges to serve.

Notes

  • Recipe and Image Credit: Egg Farmers of Canada.  www.eggs.ca

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