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Grits Breakfast Casserole

  • Serves: 4
  • Complexity: easy
Grits Breakfast Casserole

Ingredients:

    • 1 lb pork sausage (low fat variety is suggested)
    • 1 glove garlic, pressed or minced
    • ¾-1 tsp black pepper
    • ½-1 tsp salt (optional)
    • 1 – 2 tsp hot sauce of choice (such as Boulder hot sauce, Cajun Sunshine, Tabasco)
    • 1 cup quick cook grits
    • 2 Tb butter
    • 2 large eggs
    • 2 cups sharp or medium cheddar cheese, grated
    • 1 can (7oz) green chilies chopped
    • ½ cup fresh red bell pepper diced
    • ½ cup fresh cilantro, sliced
    • Rocky Mountain Salsa

Directions

Cook and drain sausage. Pad with paper towel to remove excess fat. In a large bowl, mix sausage, garlic, black pepper, and hot sauce. Set aside.

Blend grits with 4 cups of water, add salt ½ - 1tsp. Bring to a boil. Add butter, cover and reduce heat to simmer. Stir often. Cook for 5-6 minutes.

Beat eggs to blend, add cheese, chilies, sausage mix and grits.

Pour all into a greased shallow 9x13” casserole glass dish.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Bake uncovered until browned, 40-45 minutes. Let stand for 5-10 minutes.

Cut into servings and sprinkle with red peppers and cilantro.

Serve with Rocky Mountain Salsa on the side or spoon over top.

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905 North College Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80524

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