Learn how to make Vegetable Strata, one of Rita's recipes high in plant proteins.

Vegetable Strata


  • 2 slices whole grain bread, cubed
  • ¼ cup shredded 2% cheese
  • ½ cup sliced carrots
  • ½ cup sliced mushrooms
  • ¼ cup chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon butter/no-trans-fat margarine
  • ½ cup chopped tomato
  • ½ cup snow peas
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • ¾ cup skim milk


  1. Place bread cubes evenly in 1½ -quart casserole coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with cheese; set aside.
  2. In nonstick skillet, over medium heat, saute carrots, mushrooms, onion and garlic in butter until tender. Stir in tomato and snow peas; cook 1-2 minutes more. Spoon mixture over the cheese. 
  3. In bowl, whisk together eggs and milk. Pour over vegetables mixture. Bake at 375 degrees. For 45 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes.

Makes 6 servings