2poundsground pork sausageor your choice of ground or chopped up breakfast sausage
2cupsshredded cheddar cheese
black pepperto taste
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 quickgrits. 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 remainingsalt. Pour into the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle with remainingcheese.
Bake uncovered for about 1 hour or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting.