Company Pizza Strata

Choose a heavy, dense loaf such as Italian or sourdough bread to give the hearty eating quality you want in this tasty pizza-flavored brunch casserole.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 3 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 10

Ingredients

7
cups cubed (1/2-inch) fresh or day-old Italian bread
3/4
cup coarsely chopped turkey pepperoni
4
oz. (1 cup) shredded mozzarella cheese
1
(14.5-oz.) can chunky pizza sauce
5
eggs
4
egg whites
2
cups skim milk
1
cup nonfat cottage cheese
1/2
teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
2
oz. (1/2 cup) grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Layer bread cubes, pepperoni and mozzarella cheese evenly in sprayed baking dish. Spoon pizza sauce evenly over top.
  • 2 In medium bowl, combine eggs, egg whites and milk; blend well. Stir in cottage cheese and Italian seasoning. Pour mixture over layers in baking dish. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight.
  • 3 Heat oven to 350°F. Uncover baking dish. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    250
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    125mg
    125%;
    Sodium
    870mg
    870%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    22g
    22%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    19g
    19%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    30%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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