Sausage and Mushroom Strata

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Both of these stratas are prepared the night before so you can just pop them in the oven in the morning.
8 servings


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8 ounces hot turkey Italian sausage
1 cup chopped onion
1 (16-ounce) package presliced mushrooms
2 cups 1% low-fat milk
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
5 large eggs
12 ounces day-old Italian or French bread, diagonally cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices, divided
Cooking spray
1/2 cup (2 ounces) grated fresh Parmesan cheese, divided


Remove casings from sausage. Cook sausage in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until browned; stir to crumble. Remove from pan. Add onion and mushrooms to pan; cook 5 minutes or until onion is tender and moisture evaporates. Remove from heat. Add sausage; stir to combine.

Combine milk and next 5 ingredients (through eggs) in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk.

Arrange half of bread in a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Spoon half of sausage mixture evenly over bread; sprinkle with 1/4 cup cheese. Top with remaining bread. Spoon remaining sausage mixture over bread; sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese. Pour egg mixture evenly over bread mixture. Cover and chill overnight.

Preheat oven to 350°.

Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35 minutes or until browned. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Created date

December 2004

Nutritional Information

Calories 279
Caloriesfromfat 31 %
Fat 9.6 g
Satfat 3.3 g
Monofat 3.2 g
Polyfat 1.7 g
Protein 18.8 g
Carbohydrate 29.6 g
Fiber 2.3 g
Cholesterol 163 mg
Iron 2.1 mg
Sodium 777 mg
Calcium 188 mg