Sausage, Cheese and Tomato Strata

Looking for a strata recipe? Then check out this turkey, cheese and tomato casserole that's perfec for a delicious dinner.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 2 hr 55 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

1
lb bulk turkey sausage
8
slices 100% whole wheat bread, cut into 1-inch cubes (7 cups)
2
cups shredded Gruyère cheese (8 oz)
2
cups chopped plum (Roma) tomatoes (6 medium)
6
eggs
2
cups milk
2
teaspoons dried basil leaves
2
teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/2
teaspoon salt

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, cook sausage over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink; drain.
  • 2 Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Spread bread in baking dish. Spread cooked sausage evenly over bread. Sprinkle evenly with 1 1/2 cups of the cheese and the tomatoes.
  • 3 In medium bowl, beat eggs, milk, basil, mustard and salt with fork or wire whisk; pour over tomatoes. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Cover tightly; refrigerate at least 2 hours but no longer than 24 hours.
  • 4 Heat oven to 350°F. Uncover baking dish; bake 35 to 40 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.
  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, cook sausage over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink; drain.
  • 2 Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Spread bread in baking dish. Spread cooked sausage evenly over bread. Sprinkle evenly with 1 1/2 cups of the cheese and the tomatoes.
  • 3 In medium bowl, beat eggs, milk, basil, mustard and salt with fork or wire whisk; pour over tomatoes. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Cover tightly; refrigerate at least 2 hours but no longer than 24 hours.
  • 4 Heat oven to 350°F. Uncover baking dish; bake 35 to 40 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Sensational on many counts, this strata is a great way to get whole grains--it comes from the bread. It's a super do-ahead breakfast or dinner, and it's so delicious and pretty, folks or guests will ask for more!

Whole Grain Serving: 1/2

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
165mg
165%;
Sodium
610mg
610%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
22g
22%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
30%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.