Garlic Cheese Grits & Sausage Recipe

2014-01-23
Garlic Cheese Grits & Sausage Recipe
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You all know how I proclaim my love of grits 
from the deepest valleys to the highest mountains!
These are our grits at work…sometimes the line is 20 deep of us just waiting for that warm bowl of comfort!
Today I’m sharing a recipe that my daughter, Jessica, 
 shared with me recently…she has my twisted love 
for this awesome goodness also.  
I made it for a co-worker whose team 
was having their breakfast Holiday Party .   
They looooved it!
I just know you will too 🙂

Garlic Cheese Grits & Sausage
6 cups chicken broth
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp garlic powder
2 cups grits–I use Quick Grits–not instant
16 oz shredded Colby Jack Cheese
1/2 cup cream
4 eggs, beaten
1 stick unsalted butter
8 oz grated white or regular cheddar
1 lb sausage, cooked and drained
 
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  
Spray a 13 x 9 pan with cooking spray. 
Cook and drain the sausage; pour in the baking pan.
 
Bring the broth, salt, pepper and garlic powder 
to a boil in a 2 quart saucepan.  
Stir in the grits and whisk until completely combined.  
Reduce the heat to low and simmer 
until the grits are thick, about 8-10 minutes.  
Add all the Colby Jack cheese except for 1 cup.  
Add the cream and stir.  
Gradually stir in the eggs and butter 
until everything is well combined.  
Pour over the sausage in the baking dish.  
Sprinkle with the remaining 1 cup of 
Colby Jack and the 8 oz cheddar.  
Bake on 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes.  
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 The yummiest of ingredients…
 
Cook and drain the pound of sausage…
 
Pour into your baking dish…
 
Combine the broth and spices…
 
Pour into your large pot…bring to a boil…
 
 Stir in the grits…whisk…whisk…whisk…
so there will be no lumps…
reduce to low and simmer 8-10 minutes…
 Add the Colby Jack cheese (except for 1 cup), 
the beaten eggs, butter and cream…
 When it’s all smooth and melty…pour it over the sausage…
 
Top with the remaining cheeses…
 



Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes.
 
Yum!
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