Have a houseful of guests? Let them sleep in while you prepare this hearty breakfast strata. Cubes of a whole-grain baguette soak up the egg and milk mixture and are combined with smoked turkey sausage, sweet peppers, onions and mushrooms in this crowd-pleasing dish.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine




Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a large skillet heat oil. Add mushrooms, sweet pepper and onion to skillet; cook over medium heat for 5 minutes or until just tender, stirring frequently.

  • Lightly grease a 2-quart rectangular baking dish. Arrange half the bread cubes in an even layer in prepared dish. Top with half the sausage, half the mushroom mixture and half the cheese. Repeat layers.

  • In a medium bowl whisk together eggs, egg whites, milk and oregano. Slowly pour over the layered mixture in dish. Press down lightly with the back of a large spoon. Cover and chill for 2 hours or up to 24 hours.

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Bake casserole, uncovered, about 50 minutes or until nearly set and lightly browned on top (may see some liquid egg in center of casserole). Let stand 10 minutes before serving (egg mixture will set upon standing). Cut into 6 pieces.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving
285 calories; protein 21.8g; carbohydrates 25g; dietary fiber 5.2g; sugars 8.6g; fat 11.5g; saturated fat 3.2g; cholesterol 168.1mg; vitamin a iu 1035IU; vitamin c 27.1mg; folate 38mcg; calcium 243.7mg; iron 2.5mg; magnesium 27.1mg; potassium 379.6mg; sodium 533.2mg.

2 1/2 lean protein, 1 1/2 starch, 1 fat, 1/2 vegetable