I love grits and I am always in search of new ways to make them into a meal, not just a side dish. I found this fabulous recipe in my Taste of Home Cookbook and OMG was it scrumptious. If you like grits I really think you will love this simple dish and you are not fond of grits I still think you should try it because it may just change your mind.
1 Lbs. - Bulk Sausage (pork or chicken)
4 C. - Water
1 Tsp. - Salt
1 C. - Quick Cooking Grits
1 Tbs. - Johnny's Garlic Seasoning
4 Eggs - (beaten)
1 ½ C. - Shredded Cheddar Cheese
½ C. - Milk
¼ C. - Butter (cubed)
Crumble the sausage into a frying pan and cook over medium heat until no longer pink and it is a little crispy; drain and set aside. In a saucepan bring water, salt & Johnny’s to a boil. Slowly stir in the grits then reduce heat and cook for 4-5 minutes, stirring often. Remove from heat and temper your eggs with a small amount of the grits, return all to the saucepan. Stir in the sausage, 1 c. of cheese, milk, butter, and then stir until all of the butter is melted. Transfer to greased 13x9 baking dish, sprinkle with the remaining cheese and bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 50-60 minutes or until the topping is nice and golden. This dish makes a great breakfast item with some fruit or a totally awesome dinner with a side salad.
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