Brunch Egg Strata with Gabe's and Mama's Spices is flavor-filled and Beyond Hearty
- Mama's Mediterranean Spices
- Gabe's Original Dressing & Marinade Spices
- 12 medium or large eggs
- Meat/protein of choice (cooked)
- Dry, green or red onion
- Fresh herbs (cilantro, parsley, basil)
- Green, red or yellow peppers (or all three)
- Grated cheese of choice
- Three large potatoes
- Optional: roasted red peppers, olives, pepperoncinis, carrots, broccoli, cauliflower
- Heat oven to 350 degrees (middle rack)
- Cut and layer potatoes on the bottom of a baking dish
- Sprinkle evenly with Mama's Mediterranean Spices (2-3 tablespoons)
- Add cooked and sliced, diced or shredded meat/protein on top of potatoes (you can use more than one meat/protein)
- Break 12 eggs in large mixing bowl
- Add 1/2 cup milk
- Add 1/2 cup milk s Gabe's Original Dressing & Marinade dry spices to bowl to bowl
- Whisk eggs, spices and milk until well blended
- Add diced vegetables and herbs to the mixing bowl
- Mix well
- Pour over the potatoes layered in the baking dish
- Top with a layer of shredded cheese of your choice
- Bake on middle rack of preheated oven for one hour (60 mintues)
- Remove from oven and leave to sit for at least 5 minutes before cutting
- Serve hot topped with sliced tomatoes or avocados
Use one or more meats in this recipe. Favorites include crisp broken bacon bits, cooked ground sausage, diced ham, diced chicken.
Seafood is also fantastic in this recipe. Try crab, scallops, shrimp or lobster.
Add more Mama's Mediterranean for a spicier flavor.
Add more Gabe's Original for a sweeter flavor.
Can be served with ketchup, salsa or sour cream.
Do not overcook the strata as the cheese will burn. You can also add the cheese at 30 minutes and bake for 30 more minutes.
Pan size depends on how many eggs you add. This using 12 eggs requires a large, deep baking pan (9" x 13"). Glass or ceramic holds the heat best.
Let sit for longer before cutting for firmer strata.
Serve with fresh fruit or vanilla yogurt.
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