Monday, September 5, 2016
This recipe, adapted to TMX, is from Pam Anderson's book, 'cook without a book'.
It can be served as a main course with salad or as a side dish.
It is a savoury Bread and Butter Pudding.
There is no meat in the dish, but if you feel like it you could add crispy bacon with the top veggies.
This is a 1/10th serve, so you could make 1/2 recipe. However it does reheat well in oven or microwave.
320g tasty cheese
1 cup of sliced green onions or 1 cup sliced leek, softened in microwave or in pan with a little butter.
2 cups of milk
6 large eggs
salt and ground black pepper
good grind or pinch of nutmeg
1 long Baguette, cut into 1/4 inch rings
1 1/2 dessertspoons of olive oil,(use to cook veggies if required, optional)
350g vegetables of choice. See list below.
Place cubes of cheese in TMX bowl and zap for a few seconds, until about the size of rice grains. set aside.
Place eggs , milk, salt , pepper and nutmeg into TMX bowl and mix, speed 7 for 10 seconds. ( leave in Bowl)
either steam or gently cook veggies until still crisp.
Brush a large oven proof dish with butter or cake release.(.to determine size of dish take 3/4 of sliced bread , divide into 2 piles and fit one 1/2 into the base of oven dish.) You will be making 2 layers of bread.
place one layer of bread on base of dish,
spread 1/2 the onion or leek over bread
sprinkle 1/3 go cheese over
pour 1/2 the egg mix over.
DO THIS LAYERING AGAIN
place veggies over top egg layer and sprinkle last 1/3 of cheese over top.
Cover with glad wrap and place a small flat tin to weigh down the bread into the mix.
Place a couple of unopened tins on top for extra weight.
the Strata can be baked within 30 minutes or placed in fridge and baked the next day.
Select a couple of the veggies, all except cherry tomatoes should be par cooked.
Red onion in slices
or what you have in fridge.