Harvest Breakfast Strata

This easy strata puffs up into melty cheesy goodness. For added flavour, use a maple-flavoured breakfast sausage.


Nutritional Information (per serving)

Calories: 488
Protein: 38 g
Carbohydrate: 27 g
Fibre: 4 g
Sugars: 10 g
Fat: 26 g

Saturated Fat: 11 g
Trans Fat: 0.3 g
Cholesterol: 374 mg
Sodium: 1090 mg
Potassium: 545 mg



8 slices whole -grain bread
1 tart apple, cored and diced
3 chopped green onion
1 ½ cups (375 mL) grated sharp cheddar cheese, divided
1 lb (500 g) lean turkey breakfast sausage,
cooked and sliced into rounds

9 large eggs
2 cups (500 mL) milk
½ tsp (2 mL) salt
½ tsp (2 mL) pepper
1 Tbsp (15 mL) prepared mustard



Preheat oven to 350°C (180°F). 

Cut bread into cubes. Place two-thirds of the bread cubes into the bottom of a greased 9 inch ×13 inch (23 cm × 33 cm) baking dish. 

Spread the apple, onion and 1 cup (250 mL) cheese evenly over the bread. Add the remaining bread evenly over this mixture. 

Beat eggs, milk, salt, pepper and mustard and pour over the bread mixture. Top with the remaining cheese. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until firm and browned on top. Allow to sit for five minutes before serving.

Makes 6 servings.