Go Back
+ servings
Print Recipe
5 from 1 vote

Grits and Sausage Casserole

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Keyword: grits casserole, sausage and grits
Servings: 8
Calories: 703kcal


  • 2 lbs. ground maple pork sausage like Jimmy dean
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 ¼ cup quick-cooking grits uncooked
  • 4 cups sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 eggs
  • Paprika
  • Parsley for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 350
  • Spray a 9x13 baking pan.
  • In large skillet, brown sausage, breaking into small pieces. Drain excess grease and set aside.
  • In large saucepan, bring water to a boil, add grits, cover and reduce heat. Simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove from what, add cheese, milk, thyme, garlic powder. Stir until cheese melts and combines with the grits.
  • Add in sausage and eggs. Stir to combine.
  • Spoon mixture into baking dish and sprinkle with paprika. Bake, uncovered for 1 hour or until golden brown and heated through.


To make ahead - prepare grits mixture as directed, but stop before you bake. Cover and refrigerate. Remove from refrigerator and let sit on counter for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake as directed.


Sodium: 1123mg | Calcium: 468mg | Vitamin C: 1mg | Vitamin A: 819IU | Sugar: 2g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 441mg | Cholesterol: 226mg | Calories: 703kcal | Saturated Fat: 23g | Fat: 52g | Protein: 37g | Carbohydrates: 21g | Iron: 3mg