Breakfast Strata


Posted: May 13

Time: 8 hours 55 minutes

Yield: 12 servings

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There is never a limit to how many breakfast casseroles you can have on queue, so just go ahead and add Breakfast Strata to the weekly rotation. A layer of cheesy bakery bread makes up the foundation of this simple yet delectable dish. Spicy pork sausage, sweet green peppers, salty cheddar cheese, sharp ground mustard, and of course, the good 'ole faithful–scrambled eggs, make up the rest! Whip it up the night before, and enjoy Breakfast Strata the next morning in 30 minutes! See? It's a casserole worth repeating!


Ingredients

• 1 (1-pound) loaf of herb or cheesy bakery bread, cubed • 1 pound bulk pork sausage • 1 medium green pepper, chopped • 1 medium onion, chopped • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded • 6 large eggs • 1 teaspoon ground mustard • 2 cups milk, 2%

Directions

Step 1

Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.

Step 2

Place the bread cubes in the baking dish.

Step 3

In a large skillet, cook and crumble the sausage with the green pepper and onion over medium-high heat until the sausage is no longer pink and the veggies are tender, for about 5-7 minutes.

Step 4

With a slotted spoon, place the sausage mixture over the bread cubes.

Step 5

Sprinkle with cheddar cheese.

Step 6

In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, ground mustard, and milk.

Step 7

Pour the egg mixture over the top of the sausage mixture.

Step 8

Cover and refrigerate for at least 8 hours and up to overnight.

Step 9

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 10

Bake the strata uncovered until a knife or toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 30-35 minutes.

Step 11

Let the strata sit for 5 minutes before cutting.

Step 12

Cut and serve.


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