Italian Pumpkin Strata

Pat Duran


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.


★★★★★ 1 vote

12 servings.
20 Min
40 Min


  • 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
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    each dried oregano, marjoram and basil, all crushed

How to Make Italian Pumpkin Strata


  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.

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About Italian Pumpkin Strata

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

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