Sausage and Cheese Strata with Sun-dried Tomatoes

Recipe by Ron Merlin
READY IN: 1hr 10mins




  • Place sun-dried tomatoes in medium bowl.
  • Pour enough boiling water over to cover.
  • Let stand until softened, about 15 minutes.
  • Drain.
  • Sauté sausages in heavy medium skillet over medium heat until cooked through, breaking up with back of spoon, about 5 minutes.
  • Using slotted spoon, transfer sausage to paper towels and drain well.
  • Butter 13x9x2-inch glass baking dish.
  • Whisk milk, eggs, thyme, salt and pepper in large bowl to blend.
  • Add sun-dried tomatoes, sausage, bread, onion and Parmesan cheese and stir to blend.
  • Transfer to prepared dish.
  • Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Bake strata uncovered until puffed and golden brown, about 45 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with mozzarella and goat cheese and bake until mozzarella melts, about 5 minutes.
  • Transfer pan to rack and cool 5 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with parsley.