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Sausage Cheese Grits

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"This is a great, flavorful way to prepare grits. You can also use mild sausage and less or no hot sauce if you prefer not to have the extra spice. This can also be prepared up to the baking stage, and refrigerated or frozen until ready to finish."
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Ingredients

1 h servings 314 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (6 cups)

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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Cook the sausage in a large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring until the sausage is crumbly and lightly browned. Drain off the grease and place the sausage in a bowl. Meanwhile, bring the water to a boil in a large saucepan over high heat. Stir in the grits, and reduce heat to medium-low. Cook and stir constantly for 5 minutes until the grits are tender, or follow package directions.
  3. Stir together the sausage, cheese, butter, hot pepper sauce, and eggs. Fold in the grits until combined, then spread into an ungreased, small casserole dish. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown on top, 30 to 40 minutes.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 314 calories; 20.4 g fat; 16.6 g carbohydrates; 15.5 g protein; 128 mg cholesterol; 541 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This is a really good recipe. I followed it pretty much as written but used pepper jack cheese and added a layer of cheese to the top. It turned out great! Next time I might make the sausage t...

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I loved this but no one else did. Good to make and take to work for breakfast. reheats very well

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This is a really good recipe. I followed it pretty much as written but used pepper jack cheese and added a layer of cheese to the top. It turned out great! Next time I might make the sausage t...

If you like cheese grits, this is an excellent recipe!

I loved this but no one else did. Good to make and take to work for breakfast. reheats very well

Try it with a 4 oz can of green chiles, some minced garlic and 8 oz of shredded Cheddar cheese...it is SO wonderful!

This was really good and easy. I used jalapeno havarti cheese because it was what I had. Will be making this again! Thanks for sharing.

These were good, but I will not use spicy sausage next time. We love spicy food, but it took over the dish.

So good! I made this a little deconstructed since I was cooking for just me (2 servings). I had some Jimmy Dean turkey sausage links (two, thawed in the microwave) that I chopped up and tossed i...

Quick, easy, and delicious! I substituted Mexican melting cheese (Panela), since Wal-mart didn't have Gouda. Sprinkled a little sharp cheddar on top - otherwise, followed the recipe exactly - ...

My family just raved over this recipe, all wanted seconds, I added shredded cheese on top also, yummo!