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grits and sausage casserole

Sausage and Grits Casserole

This sausage and grits casserole is great for breakfast, lunch, or supper. A comforting dish that will delight the whole family.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Main Course
Cuisine American, Southern
Servings 8
Calories 594 kcal

Equipment

  • Casserole dish

Ingredients
  

  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup quick grits
  • 2 pounds ground pork sausage or your choice of ground or chopped up breakfast sausage
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 tbsp butter melted
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • black pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • In your skillet, cook and drain your sausage.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Prepare a 9x13 inch casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Pour the water and ½ teaspoon salt in a saucepan and bring to a boil over medium high heat. Slowly whisk in the quick grits. Reduce the heat to low; cover and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Beat the eggs and milk together; set aside. 
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked grits and cooked sausage together with 1 ½ cups cheese. Stir in the eggs mixture. Add the butter, black pepper, and remaining salt. Pour into the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  • Bake uncovered for about 1 hour or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting.

Nutrition

Calories: 594kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 29gFat: 45gSaturated Fat: 19gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 184mgSodium: 1189mgPotassium: 422mgFiber: 1gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 590IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 281mgIron: 2mg
Keyword eggs, grits, sausage
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