Bed & Breakfast Recipes — Spinach Bread Pudding

freeport maine recipesSpinach, feta, and dijon mustard combine to create this savory side dish. This is a James Place Inn favorite and will now hopefully be one of your family’s as well!

 3 tbl Olive Oil
 12 oz Whole Wheat Bread
 10 oz Baby Spinach chopped small
 1 Cup Crumbled Feta
 4 tsp Dijon Mustard
 1 tsp Grated Lemon Zest
 2 tbl Fresh Lemon Juice
 10 Large Eggs
 2 Cups ½ and ½
 1 tbl Chopped Oregano


1.  Toast the bread, chop into ¾” cubes. Place in a large bowl and add the spinach and ½ the feta cheese.

2.  In another bowl whisk the oil, mustard, lemon zest, lemon juice. Then add eggs and beat until blended. Add the ½ and ½ and mix thoroughly while adding salt and pepper.

3.  Spread bread and spinach mixture in lightly oiled baking dish then pour egg mixture slowly over mixture. Sprinkle remaing Feta over top. Refrigerate overnight.

4.  Place in preheated 350 oven about 40 minutes.

5.  Optional – after baking sprinkle olive oil over the top and place under broiler until lightly browned.