Italian Pumpkin Strata

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

Dense and creamy- this vegetable filled strata with bread, cheese, milk, pumpkin and eggs creates a moist and delicious casserole- cut this into squares or wedges and serve with fresh fruit for a smashing brunch !!
Recipe from Carnation Milk.


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Serves:

12 servings.

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1 lb
sweet italian sausage, casing removed
1 small
onion, chopped
1/2 c
each of red and greed bell peppers
2 clove
garlic, finely chopped
1
loaf italian bread,cut in 1 1.2 inch cubes
2 c
shredded mozzarella cheese
2 can(s)
(12 oz. each) evaporated milk
15 oz. can(s)
pure solid pumpkin
4 large
eggs
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
pepper
1/2 tsp
each dried oregano, marjoram and basil, all crushed

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350^. Spray a 13x9-inch baking pan with non stick baking spray. Heat oil in skillet over medium -high heat; add sausage, onion,bell peppers and garlic. Cook stirring to break up sausage, 7-10 minutes or until sausage is no longer pink; drain.
Combine bread cubes, cheese, and sausage mixture in a large bowl. Beat milk, pumpkin, eggs, salt, pepper, seasonings in a medium bowl. Pour mixture over bread mixture, stirring gently to moisten bread. Pour into prepared pan.
Bake 30-35 minutes or until set. Serve warm.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy