Sausage and Mushroom Strata

Recipe by CaribbeanQueen
READY IN: 1hr 15mins




  • Heat 3 T. of the butter in a fry pan; add the mushrooms and saute' for 3 - 4 minutes or just until the juices begin to ooze out.
  • Cut bread into half-inch cubes. Sprinkle half of the cubes in the bottom of a buttered 8 - 9 inch square pan.
  • Distribute sauteed mushrooms over bread cubes. Top with the cooked sausage.
  • Add remaining 1 T. butter to fry pan. Saute' onions and celery until tender, about 3 - 4 minutes. Sprinkle over mushrooms and sausage.
  • Top with second half of bread cubes.
  • Mix mayonnaise, salt, pepper and tarragon (if using), eggs and milk. Pour over mixture in pan. Press down with a spoon to soak entire mixture with egg-milk mixture.
  • Sprinkle with cheese.
  • Cover and refrigerate 2 hours but preferably overnight.
  • Bake in a 325 degree oven for 55 minutes or until set and lightly browned.
  • Omit the sausage for a very good vegetarian option.