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Cheese Sausage Strata

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 1 hour

Makes

12 servings

Sausage provides plenty of flavor in this hearty egg strata. It's a great addition to a brunch buffet, because it's assembled the night before to cut down on last-minute fuss. —Teresa Marchese, New Berlin, Wisconsin
Cheese Sausage Strata Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds bulk pork sausage
  • 9 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 9 slices bread, cubed
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 pound sliced bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground mustard

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add the eggs, milk, bread, cheese, bacon and mustard. Transfer to a greased shallow 3-qt. baking dish. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Cover and bake at 350° for 60-65 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 373 calories, 25g fat (11g saturated fat), 217mg cholesterol, 1097mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 0 fiber), 23g protein.

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