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Sausage and Green Chile Strata

Sausage and Green Chile Strata
Recommend pairing Sausage and Green Chile Strata with sparkling wine: Louis Drescher Amor Cava

Prep Time:
10 Minutes

Cook Time:
1 Hour



"My mother-in-low (Mo) gave me this wonderful strata recipe and it has been with my family for years"


1 pound bulk pork sausage or ham

5 eggs, beaten

5 – 7 pieces white bread

3 cups milk

3 – 4 cups shredded cheddar

3/4 teaspoon dry mustard


14 ounces chilis, chopped


1. Brown sausage or ham, drain, set aside

Butter bread and cut in cubes

3. Place 1/2 of bread cubes in 13x9 buttered baking pan
4. Sprinkle with 1/2 of shredded cheddar
5. Cover with browned sausage or ham
6. Top with remaining bread cubes and cheese
7. Combine eggs, milk and dry mustard, and pour over bread and cheese
8. Cover and refrigerate overnight
9. Preheat oven at 350 degrees
10. Sprinkle chilis over strata
11. Place in oven uncovered for 1 hour
12. Remove strata from oven, serve on your favorite plating, and bon appetit!


Recipe created by: April Marie


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