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English Muffin Breakfast Strata

Prep time 6 mins
Cook time 55 mins
Other time 8 hrs, 10 mins
Yield 8 servings (serving size: 1/8 of strata)
A strata is ideal for holiday entertaining because you can make the dish a day in advance. On the morning of the brunch, all you'll have to do is put it in the oven.

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 1 (16-ounce) package turkey breakfast sausage
  • 3/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 3/4 cup bottled roasted red bell pepper, drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 (13-ounce) package whole wheat English muffins, split and toasted
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) reduced-fat shredded sharp Cheddar cheese, divided
  • 4 large eggs
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 1 1/2 cups 1% low-fat milk
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 356
  • fat 14.9 g
  • satfat 7.2 g
  • protein 28.4 g
  • carbohydrate 24.5 g
  • cholesterol 172 mg
  • iron 2.6 mg
  • sodium 900 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 38 %
  • fiber 2.7 g
  • calcium 363 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add sausage and next 3 ingredients; sauté 9 minutes or until sausage is browned and vegetables are tender. Drain and set aside.

  2. Cut muffin halves into quarters, and arrange in an 11 x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle half of sausage mixture and 1 cup cheese over muffins.

  3. Combine eggs, egg whites, and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl; stir well with a whisk. Pour evenly over mixture in baking dish. Top with remaining sausage mixture and remaining 1 cup cheese. Cover and chill at least 8 hours.

  4. Preheat oven to 350°.

  5. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 45 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

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