MENU

Sausage, Vegetable and Cheese Strata

sausage, vegetable and cheese strata Breakfast
Sausage, Vegetable and Cheese Strata
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 5 hr 55 min
  • Servings 12

Betty Crocker's Living with Cancer Cookbook shares a recipe! Strata spells do-ahead egg dish and next-day easy baking success. MORE+ LESS-

Updated April 11, 2006

Ingredients

1/2
pound bulk mild pork sausage
1/2
pound bulk hot pork sausage
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1
package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed to drain or 1/2 pound leaf spinach
1
pound small zucchini, sliced
2
medium green bell pepper, sliced
1
medium onion, sliced
10
slices white bread
7
eggs
1 1/2
cups low-fat milk
1
teaspoon ground mustard
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
2
cups shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese (8 ounces)
2
cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 ounces)

Steps

Hide Images
  • 1
    Grease rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches. Cook sausage in 12-inch skillet over medium heat 7 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink; drain. Melt butter in same skillet over medium-high heat. Cook spinach, zucchini, bell peppers and onion in butter about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until zucchini is crisp-tender.
  • 2
    Break each bread slice into 4 pieces. Layer sausage, vegetables and bread in pan. Beat eggs, milk, mustard, salt and pepper with hand beater or wire whisk until blended; pour over bread. Sprinkle cheeses over top. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours but no longer than 24 hours.
  • 3
    Heat oven to 325°F. Cover and bake 30 minutes. Uncover and bake about 45 minutes longer or until top is golden brown and knife inserted in center comes out clean.

Expert Tips

  • Betty Crocker joined with oncologists, a nutrition expert and cancer patients to bring you easy, nutritious recipes in this special book.
  • Substitute turkey sausage for one or both of the pork sausages, and you’ll slash fat.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
Calories from Fat
145
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16 g
Saturated Fat
7 g
Cholesterol
160 mg
Sodium
830 mg
Potassium
400 mg
Total Carbohydrate
17 g
Dietary Fiber
2 g
Protein
21 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
46%
46%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
34%
34%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

© 2020 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved