photograph by Matt Hulsman

Yields: 6 servings.

1 pound ground pork sausage or ham
2 teaspoons prepared mustard
6 slices white sandwich bread, crusts removed
2 cups (8 ounces) Swiss cheese, shredded
11/2 cups milk
3 large eggs, lightly beaten
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Preheat oven to 350˚. Brown sausage in a skillet over medium heat, stirring until it crumbles; drain well. Stir in mustard. Fit bread into a greased 11-inch x 7-inch baking dish; top with sausage mixture and cheese. Combine milk, eggs, Worcestershire sauce, salt, nutmeg, and pepper; pour over bread mixture. Cover and refrigerate 8 hours. Bake uncovered for 50 minutes or until set. 

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For several years, Our State featured recipes from the pages of community and church cookbooks from around North Carolina. These dishes continue to be among some of our most popular and enjoyed.