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Country Grits and Sausage

No recipe image available.Enjoy this southern comfort food for breakfast or supper.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 pounds bulk breakfast sausage
2 cups water
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup grits
4 cups shredded cheddar cheese
4 large eggs
1 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon thyme
1/8 teaspoon garlic salt

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a skillet, cook sausage until browned; drain.
  2. In a saucepan, bring water and salt to a boil; stir in grits. Return to a boil, reduce the heat, and cook for 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. In a large bowl, combine the grits and shredded cheddar cheese; stir until the cheese is melted.
  3. In a bowl, mix together eggs, milk, thyme, and garlic salt. Add a small amount of the hot grits to the egg mixture. Add egg mixture to the grits mixture in the saucepan. Add the cooked sausage, stirring well.
  4. Pour grits mixture into a 8 x 8-inch baking dish. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Remove from the refrigerator and let stand for 15 minutes.
  5. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 50 to 55 minutes.

Makes 6 servings.