5 slices white or whole wheat bread, cubed (3 3/4 c.)
3 eggs
1 c. skim milk
1/2 c. plain low-fat yogurt
1/2 c. shredded Monterey Jack cheese with jalapenos (2 oz.)
1/3 c. shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
3/4 c. salsa
parsley sprigs (optional)


Spread bread cubes evenly in a 8 x 1 1/2-inch round baking dish that has been sprayed with nonstick spray. Set aside. Beat together eggs, skim milk and yogurt. Stir in cheeses and pour egg mixture over bread cubes in baking dish. Cover and chill for 2 to 24 hours.

Uncover baking dish and bake in a 325° oven for 35 to 40 minutes or until center is set and top is golden. Let stand for 5 to 10 minutes before cutting.

Heat salsa. If desired, spoon some of the salsa on top of the strata; garnish with parsley. Cut into wedges to serve. Pass remaining salsa. Makes 4 servings.

Per Serving: 305 Calories, 14 g. Fat, 232 mg. Cholesterol and 762 mg. Sodium.