Chicken Florentine Strata

Chicken Florentine Strata

Nutritional Information, Per Serving: 450 calories; 23 g fat; 9 g saturated fat; 25 g carbohydrate

Serving Size:8
1. Lightly grease a 3 quart casserole dish.

3. In large skillet over medium-high heat, warm oil. Add shallots to skillet and sauté 1 minute. Add chicken strips and cook 5 minutes more, or until cooked through. Season chicken with salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper.

5. 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.

7. In large bowl, combine eggs, milk, mustard and nutmeg with a whisk. Pour mixture over the casserole, cover and refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.

9. Preheat oven to 350 F. While oven heats, remove casserole from refrigerator and warm to room temperature. Place casserole in oven and bake 35 – 40 minutes, until golden brown on top. Remove from oven and cool 5 minutes before serving. Serve hot or at room temperature.
* 1 ½ pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, sliced into thin strips
* 2 Tbsp olive oil
* 2 shallots, minced
* 1 tsp salt
* ½ tsp black pepper
* ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
* 1 package (16 oz) frozen spinach, thawed and well-drained
* 1 cup sundried tomatoes, drained and chopped
* 10 slices white bread, cut into cubes
* 2 cups grated Monterey Jack cheese
* 6 eggs
* 2 cups whole milk
* 2 tsps Dijon mustard
* ¼ tsp nutmeg