Show Subscription Form




Italian Sausage Strata Recipe
Italian Sausage Strata Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Italian Sausage Strata Recipe

Publisher Photo
When our family sits down for breakfast on days when this do-ahead dish is on the menu, I can relax and join them. I like to serve it with fresh fruit and homemade rolls. Plus, it adds a nice touch to a celebration brunch.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 1 hour
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 1 hour
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened, divided
  • 12 to 16 slices day-old bread, crusts removed
  • 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 cups sliced onions
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 pound bulk Italian sausage, cooked and drained
  • 3 cups (12 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 5 Eggland's Best Eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2-1/2 cups milk
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 340 calories, 25 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 161 mg cholesterol, 574 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 16 g protein.

Directions

  1. Using 1/4 cup butter, spread one side of each bread slice with butter. Place half of the bread, butter side down, in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.
  2. In a large skillet, saute the mushrooms and onions in remaining butter. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Spoon half of the mushroom mixture over bread in prepared pan. Top with half of the sausage and cheese. Layer with the remaining bread, mushroom mixture, sausage and cheese. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, Dijon mustard, nutmeg and ground mustard. Pour over cheese. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  3. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Bake, covered, at 350° for 50 minutes. Uncover; bake 10-15 minutes longer or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Sprinkle with parsley. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Italian Sausage Strata in Country Woman March/April 2003, p29

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 340 calories, 25 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 161 mg cholesterol, 574 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 16 g protein.

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

Reviews for Italian Sausage Strata

AVERAGE RATING
   (1)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (1)
4 Star
 (0)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
""
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 26, 2013

could this be frozen? thanks

Loading Image
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT
 

Contests & Promotions

Contests & Promotions

Follow Us

Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT