Overnight Sausage Strata

Overnight Sausage Strata
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
1 hr
6 servings
Recipe by: Christine Mohn, 2014 Your Best Recipe Contest Finalist

Strapped for time during the week? Prepare this on a Sunday night for Monday's dinner

Make This Recipe


  • 1 pound sweet Italian sausage, removed from casing
  • 8 slices of firm bread
  • Softened butter
  • 8 oz. shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 4 Eggland's Best eggs, large, beaten
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard powder
  • 1/4 cup diced banana peppers


  1. Coat a 13 x 9 baking dish with non-stick spray and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, brown sausage over medium-high heat. Drain grease and set aside.
  3. Butter one side of each piece of bread and cut into cubes. Layer half of the bread on the bottom of the prepare baking dish, then layer half of the sausage mixture, then half of the cheese. Repeat with all ingredients. Top with diced peppers.
  4. In a medium bowl, beat eggs, milk, and mustard until blended. Pour evenly over casserole.
  5. Cover and let it sit overnight in the refrigerator.
  6. When you are ready to bake, remove from refrigerator and allow it to sit for 5-10 minutes. Bake at 350 for 1 hour, or until bread is golden and eggs are set.


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Information per Serving
Serving Size 1
Calories 595
Fat 21g
Saturated Fat 17g
Cholesterol 225mg
Sodium 1048mg
Carbohydrates 22g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Protein 30g