For a brunch crowd or potluck, prepare this made-ahead strata to bake right before serving.
- Makes: 12 servings
- Bake: 40 mins 325°F
- Stand: 10 mins
cups French bread cubes (1/2- to 3/4-inch cubes)
ounces cooked smoked sausage links, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
4 ounce can sliced mushrooms, drained
cup chopped green sweet pepper
ounces shredded sharp cheddar cheese (1-1/2 cups)
ounces shredded Monterey Jack cheese (1 cup)
tablespoons snipped chives
- Divide half of the bread cubes between 2 greased 2-quart rectangular baking dishes. Top with sausage, mushrooms, and sweet pepper. Sprinkle with cheeses. Place remaining bread cubes on top.
- Combine eggs, milk, chives, oregano, salt, and pepper in a large mixing bowl. Pour half of the mixture over bread mixture in each baking dish. Cover and refrigerate for 2 to 24 hours.
- Bake in a 325 degree F oven, uncovered, for 40 to 45 minutes or until a knife inserted near centers comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Makes 12 servings.
Nutrition Facts (Sausage-Cheese Strata)
- 378 kcal cal.;
- 22 g Fat, total;
- 172 mg chol.;
- 10 g sat. fat;
- 23 g carb.;
- 21 g pro.;
- 175 RE vit. A;
- 7 mg vit. C;
- 966 mg sodium;
- 252 mg calcium;
- 2 mg iron
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet