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Bell Pepper and Vidalia Onion Strata with Fresh Salsa

USDA Mixing Bowl
4 servings

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Steps

1. Place oven rack in center of oven and preheat oven to 350 ºF.

2. Cut Vidalia onion into slices vertically; reserve about 1/4 of onion. Heat oil in a 10-inch non-stick skillet. Sauté onion and pepper slices for 5-8 minutes, until tender and just starting to brown. Remove from heat.

3. Beat eggs, milk, and pepper in large bowl, set aside.

4. Spray 8" or 9" baking pan (square or round) with cooking spray.

5. Arrange bread cubes in bottom of pan. Sprinkle with shredded cheese.

6. Add sautéed vegetables and pour in egg mix.

7. Bake uncovered for 45 minutes, until set. Egg dishes should be cooked to 160 ºF.

8. While strata is baking, prepare salsa, by dicing and mixing cherry tomatoes, garlic, and remaining Vidalia onion.

Notes

Serving Suggestions: Serve with 8 oz glass of fat-free (skim) milk and 1/2 cup cantaloupe chunks

Ingredients

1 Vidalia onion (divided)

1/2 red bell pepper (sliced vertically)
1/2 green bell pepper (sliced vertically)
1 tablespoon olive oil
4 large eggs
4 egg whites
1/2 cup fat-free (skim) milk
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
cooking spray
4 slices whole-grain bread (4-6 slices, dry or toasted, cubed)
1/2 cup reduced-fat Italian blend cheese
10 cherry tomatoes (or 2 tomatoes)
1 garlic clove

Materials

8" or 9" baking pan, frying pan, large bowl.