Brunch YUMM! Sweet Potato and Sausage Strata #fitfam

It’s Brunch Time! Thick sweet potato and sausage strata is perfection for your Brunch YUMM! Sweetness and plump sausage together create the perfect comfort food your whole family will enjoy.


  • 6 ounces Italian bread, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 (8-ounce) sweet potato
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 6 ounces uncooked bulk chicken breakfast sausage
  • 3 ounces shredded Monterey Jack cheese (about 3/4 cup), divided
  • 2 cups 2% reduced-fat milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 5 large eggs
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Place bread on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes, stirring once. Cool on pan 5 minutes.
  3. Pierce potato with a fork. Place potato on a microwave-safe paper towel. Microwave at HIGH 8 minutes or until done. Let stand 5 minutes. Peel potato, and cut into 1/2-inch cubes.
  4. Heat a small nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add sausage to pan; cook 6 minutes or until browned, stirring to crumble. (recipe:



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