Total Time
1hr 50mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

One night I was planning what to make for Sunday morning breakfast. My options were limited, I didn't have all the ingredients on hand for my traditional strata. I did have however, half of an extra large, hand tossed, thick crust, works pizza. I thought, "Why wouldn't that work, it has all the ingredients I would use anyway!" It turned out better than I could have imagined. The family loved it and I didn't tell anyone it was leftover pizza until after they gobbled it all up! I didn't add additional cheese or ingredients and I felt the strata was perfect just the way it was.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 cups prepared pizza (toppings and crusts cut into 1 inch cubes)
  • 2 cups milk
  • 6 whole eggs
  • 14 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Grease or spray with nonstick cooking spray a 9x13 baking dish.
  2. Cut up the left over pizza and crusts into cubes.
  3. In a large bowl whisk together the milk, eggs and salt.
  4. Add the cubed pizza to the milk/egg mixture and stir until well coated, then pour into the baking pan and cover with plastic wrap.
  5. Place in the fridge overnight.
  6. Remove strata from fridge at least 30 minutes before you plan to place it in the oven.
  7. Next pre-heat the oven to 325 degrees.
  8. Remove plastic wrap and place strata in oven for 1hr. 30min.
  9. The strata should puff-up and be slightly browned. Ovens do vary so you may have to adjust baking time.

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