Overnight Sausage Strata Recipe
- 7 cups cubed day-old bread
- 1/4 cup butter, melted
- 8 eggs, lightly beaten
- 2-1/2 cups milk
- 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1 pound bulk pork sausage, cooked and drained
- 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
- 1. Place bread cubes in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Drizzle with butter. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, milk, mustard, Italian seasoning and pepper; mix well. Pour over bread. Crumble sausage over top; sprinkle with cheese. Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
- 2. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 45-55 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Yield: 8-10 servings.
1 serving (1 piece) equals 355 calories, 25 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 225 mg cholesterol, 559 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 16 g protein.
Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.