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Simple Sausage Strata Recipe

In Clarksville, Tennessee, Bonnie Coffman starts this convenient casserole with a simple bread base. Then she adds cheese, eggs and succulent sausage to create a satisfying sunrise meal.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 slices bread, crusts removed
  • 1 pound Jimmy Dean® Premium Pork Sausage Roll
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 3/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 3 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 2/3 cup half-and-half cream
  • Pinch pepper

Directions

  • 1. Place bread in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish; set aside. In a large skillet, cook sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in mustard. Sprinkle sausage and cheese evenly over bread.
  • 2. In a large bowl, beat eggs, milk, cream and pepper. Pour over cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting into squares. Serve immediately. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 286 calories, 19 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 126 mg cholesterol, 423 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 13 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.