Apple and Cheddar Strata

Title: Apple and Cheddar Strata
Categories: Egg, Dishes
Yield: 4 Servings

Vegetable cooking spray
8 sl Raisin bread; day-old (or
-oatmeal, white bread, etc),
-cubed 1/2″
1 tb Canola oil
2 Apples; cored and diced
1/2 c Shredded lowfat cheddar
2 tb Brown sugar
2 c 1% low-fat milk
4 Egg whites
2 Whole eggs
1/2 ts Baking powder
Ground cinnamon

INTRO: If you’re a Cheddar cheese lover, this low-fat version of a souffle
is just right for you. Bake until puffed and golden. Serves 4. Preparation
time: 12 minutes. Cooking time: 40 to 50 minutes, plus 5 minutes standing

PER Serving: Calories 377, Saturated Fat 4g, Total Fat 12g, Sodium 477mg,
Cholesterol 122 mg, Protein 19g, Carbohydrate 52g, Fiber 4g

Step 1: Preheat oven to 375F. Coat an 8″ x 8″ x 2″ baking dish with cooking
spray. Place three-quarters of bread cubes in dish. In a nonstick skillet,
heat oil. Saute apples until tender. Arrange apples and cheese on bread and
sprinkle with brown sugar.

Step 2: In a medium bowl, whisk together milk, egg whites, eggs, and baking
powder. Pour egg mixture into baking dish.

Step 3: Sprinkle with a little ground cinnamon and bake 40 to 50 minutes or
until puffed and golden.

Tip: Allow to stand 5 minutes before cutting. Canned apples for pie filling
may be used.

Source: the How-To Book of Healthy Cooking: Good Food That’s Good for You.
Reader’s Digest Staff. (Jan 1996) ISBN#: 0895777894 Hardcover.

Recipe by: Reader’s Digest Healthy Cooking

Posted to Digest eat-lf.v097.n313 by KitPATh on
Dec 09, 1997