English Muffin Breakfast Strata

English Muffin Breakfast 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.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2008

  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1/8 of strata)
  • Cook time:55 Minutes
  • Prep time:6 Minutes
  • Other:8 Hours, 10 Minutes


  • 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


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.

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.

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.

Preheat oven to 350°.

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

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 356
  • Fat: 14.9g
  • Saturated fat: 7.2g
  • Protein: 28.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 24.5g
  • Cholesterol: 172mg
  • Iron: 2.6mg
  • Sodium: 900mg
  • Calories from fat: 38%
  • Fiber: 2.7g
  • Calcium: 363mg

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