Southwestern Breakfast Strata

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This breakfast casserole has everything for a fabulous meal to kick off the weekend, and it's a breeze to pull together. You probably already have the ingredients in the fridge!

440
Calories
29g
Fat
27g
Protein
8
Servings

Ingredients

1 lf Italian bread (14-inch, cut into 1-inch cubes)
3/4 lb Applegate Chicken Breakfast Sausage (chopped)
1 small Earthbound Farm green pepper (chopped)
1 small Earthbound Farm red pepper (chopped)
1 small Earthbound Farm onion (chopped)
8 Organic Valley eggs
3/4 c Stonyfield Organic Plain Lowfat Yogurt
3/4 c Stonyfield Organic 2% Milk
2 1/2 c Organic Valley shredded cheddar cheese
1 t salt
1/2 t black pepper
Nutrition Information: 
Serving Size: 
221 g
Calories: 
440
Calories from Fat: 
270
Total Fat: 
29g
Total Fat Percent: 
45%
Saturated Fat: 
14g
Saturated Fat Percent: 
70%
Cholesterol: 
290mg
Cholesterol Percent: 
97%
Sodium: 
1020mg
Sodium Percent: 
43%
Total Carbohydrate: 
17g
Total Carbohydrate Percent: 
6%
Dietary Fiber: 
1g
Dietary Fiber Percent: 
4%
Sugars: 
5g
Protein: 
27g
Protein Percent: 
54%
Vitamin A: 
20%
Vitamin C: 
35%
Calcium: 
35%
Iron: 
10%

Preparation:

Step 1

Heat oven to 400°. Coat a 9 x 13 x 2-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.

Step 2

Place bread cubes on two rimmed baking sheets and bake for about 10 minutes or until lightly browned; cool completely.

Step 3

Crumble sausage into a large skillet. Cook over medium-high heat for 6 minutes. Add peppers and onion and cook, stirring occasionally, for 4 minutes; remove from heat.

Step 4

Whisk together eggs, yogurt, milk, 1 ½ cups of the cheese, salt and pepper.

Step 5

Place bread cubes in prepared baking dish and sprinkle sausage mixture on top, spreading evenly. Pour egg mixture over top. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.

Step 6

Heat oven to 350°. Uncover dish and sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese. Cover dish with aluminum foil and bake for 45 minutes. Uncover and bake an additional 20 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160° on an instant read thermometer. Cool slightly before serving.

Ingredients

1 lf Italian bread (14-inch, cut into 1-inch cubes)
3/4 lb Applegate Chicken Breakfast Sausage (chopped)
1 small Earthbound Farm green pepper (chopped)
1 small Earthbound Farm red pepper (chopped)
1 small Earthbound Farm onion (chopped)
8 Organic Valley eggs
3/4 c Stonyfield Organic Plain Lowfat Yogurt
3/4 c Stonyfield Organic 2% Milk
2 1/2 c Organic Valley shredded cheddar cheese
1 t salt
1/2 t black pepper
Nutrition Information: 
Serving Size: 
221 g
Calories: 
440
Calories from Fat: 
270
Total Fat: 
29g
Total Fat Percent: 
45%
Saturated Fat: 
14g
Saturated Fat Percent: 
70%
Cholesterol: 
290mg
Cholesterol Percent: 
97%
Sodium: 
1020mg
Sodium Percent: 
43%
Total Carbohydrate: 
17g
Total Carbohydrate Percent: 
6%
Dietary Fiber: 
1g
Dietary Fiber Percent: 
4%
Sugars: 
5g
Protein: 
27g
Protein Percent: 
54%
Vitamin A: 
20%
Vitamin C: 
35%
Calcium: 
35%
Iron: 
10%

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