Spinach and Caramelized Onion and Strata with Tomato Relish

Spinach and Caramelized Onion and Strata with Tomato Relish

Are you looking for a great recipe for Christmas Breakfast? Do you have a holiday brunch party to bring food to? Well, here is your answer. It is not quiche and not a frittata. It’s Strata. This easy to make Strata will be the life of any brunch. The trick to making it fantastic is a complete caramelization of the onions. This is achieved by slow cooking them on medium-low heat. With the added crunch of the bread and addition of the Tomato Relish, this dish is a perfect savory dish for breakfast or brunch!

Inspired by Bobby Flay

SERVINGS: 12

PREP TIME: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • STRATA:
  • 6 cups cubed day-old French or Italian bread, with crust
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus more for greasing
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 large Spanish onions, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • One 10-ounce box frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 10 large eggs
  • 2 cups grated aged gruyere cheese
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • SAUTEED CHERRY TOMATOES:
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 pints cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons finely sliced fresh chives, plus more for garnish
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