Turkey Sausage and French Apple Strata

Turkey Sausage and French Apple Strata

Total Time

< 60 minutes

Hand holding bell


6 to 8

Fork and knife



Per Serving


3 tablespoons unsalted butter

1 box (8 ounces) BUTTERBALL® Natural Inspirations Fully Cooked Turkey Sausage Patties or Links, chopped

2 medium apples, peeled, cored and and sliced ¼ inch thick

¼ cup packed brown sugar

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

¼ teaspoon ground cloves

8 slices sour dough or French bread, ¾ inch thick

¾ cup raisins

8 ounces cream cheese, softened

8 eggs, slightly beaten

2 cups half-and-half or milk

1 teaspoon salt

Dash ground nutmeg

Powdered sugar for dusting (optional)

Warmed maple syrup (optional)


  • 1.
    Heat 10- to 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat; add butter.
  • 2.
    Once butter begins to bubble, add sausage and apples; cook until golden brown. Blend in brown sugar, cinnamon and cloves just until mixed. Remove from heat; set aside.
  • 3.
    Spray 9x13-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • 4.
    Arrange bread in single layer on bottom of baking dish.
  • 5.
    Spread sausage and apple mixture over bread; sprinkle with raisins.
  • 6.
    Blend cream cheese, eggs, half-and-half, salt and nutmeg in large bowl. Pour over ingredients in baking dish. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 1 to 12 hours or overnight.
  • 7.
    Preheat oven to 375°F. Remove strata from refrigerator. Bake, uncovered, 45 to 55 minutes or until golden brown and firm. Remove from oven. Let stand 10 minutes.
  • 8.
    Sprinkle with powdered sugar and maple syrup, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving

Total Fat27g
Saturated Fat15g
Dietary Fiber2g