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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

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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.

Notes

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.

Nutrition

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