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Bagel Caprese Strata
The Giadzy Kitchen
- 2 pints cherry tomatoes (halved)
- 3 cloves garlic smashed and peeled
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 cups whole milk (at room temperature)
- 10 large eggs (at room temperature)
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- 5 plain bagels, (such as Thomas',, cut into 2 inch pieces)
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
- 3/4 cup store bought pesto
For the tomatoes:
For the Strata:
- This post is brought to you in partnership with Thomas',.
- Preheat the broiler to high.
- On a rimmed baking sheet spread the cherry tomatoes evenly over the pan. Add the garlic, salt and olive oil and toss to coat evenly. Place under the preheated broiler for 8 minutes or until blistered and beginning to pop. Set aside to cool slightly.
- While the tomatoes broil, in a large bowl, whisk together the milk, eggs and salt until smooth. Add the bagel pieces and toss well to coat evenly in the batter
- Oil a 9x13 inch baking dish with the olive oil. Layer in half of the soaked bagels evenly over the bottom of the pan. Sprinkle with half of the tomatoes and half of the shredded mozzarella. Dollop evenly with half of the pesto. Top with the remaining bagel and egg mixture, tomatoes and dollop with the remaining pesto. Sprinkle the top with the remaining shredded mozzarella. Wrap tightly and refrigerate overnight.
- Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Unwrap the strata and cover loosely with foil. Bake for 30 minutes. Uncover the strata and bake for an additional 30 minutes or until the center is set and the top is golden brown. Allow the strata to rest for 10 minutes before cutting into squares and serving.
- Nutrition Serving Size
- per serving
Amount/Serving % Daily Value
- 36 grams
- 19 grams
- 22 grams
- Saturated Fat
- 7 grams
- 188 milligrams
- 1037 milligrams
- 2 grams
- 6 grams