Pesto Chicken Strata Recipe

Pesto Chicken Strata is a delicious and flavorful dish that combines the classic flavors of pesto, chicken, and cheese with layers of bread. This savory casserole is perfect for brunch or a comforting dinner. The pesto adds a burst of freshness to the dish, while the chicken provides protein and a satisfying texture. With its layers of bread soaked in a creamy egg mixture, this strata is a crowd-pleasing option that can be prepared ahead of time and baked to perfection when ready to serve.

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5minstotal
25minsPrep
40minsCook
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Ingredients for Pesto Chicken Strata Recipe

  • 1/2 Slices Of Bread, Crusts Removed
  • 0.17 cup Cooked Chicken, Shredded Or Diced
  • 0.33 Large Eggs
  • 0.08 cup Milk
  • 1/50 cup Pesto
  • 1/25 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/50 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 0.08 cup Shredded Cheese

Directions: Pesto Chicken Strata Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a baking dish.
  • STEP 2.In a bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, pesto, salt, and pepper.
  • STEP 3.Place a layer of bread slices in the greased baking dish.
  • STEP 4.Spread a layer of cooked chicken over the bread slices.
  • STEP 5.Pour half of the egg mixture over the chicken and bread.
  • STEP 6.Repeat the layers with the remaining bread, chicken, and egg mixture.
  • STEP 7.Top with shredded cheese.
  • STEP 8.Cover the dish with foil and bake for 30 minutes.
  • STEP 9.Remove the foil and bake for an additional 15 minutes, or until the top is golden and the strata is set.
  • STEP 10.Allow the strata to cool for a few minutes before serving.
  • STEP 11.Serve warm and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • You can use store-bought or homemade pesto for this recipe.
  • Feel free to add other ingredients like sautéed vegetables or sun-dried tomatoes for extra flavor.
  • Make sure to let the strata rest for a few minutes before serving to allow it to set.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, place individual portions in the microwave or oven until warmed through.
  • Serve the strata as a main dish with a side salad or roasted vegetables for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
637
calories per serving
25 g Fat34 g Protein67 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    25g
  • Protein
    34g
  • Carbs
    67g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    67g
  • Protein
    34g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    25g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    423mg
  • Iron
    5mg
  • Vitamin A
    54mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    7mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    87mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    4mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    92mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    537mg
  • Selenium
    64mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp