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Sausage, Tomato and Cheese Grits Casserole

This Sausage, Tomato and Cheese Grits Casserole is wonderful for breakfast along with eggs or make it for a main dish for dinner and serve with a green vegetable.  We like grits anytime.  They can be served so many different ways and are a staple in most Southern homes.

1/2 pound pork sausage (You could use Smoked sausage, or even Italian or Polish in this recipe)

3 cups cooked grits, (can be regular or the quick-cooking grits)

1/2 cup chopped onion

1/2 cup chopped green pepper

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1 teaspoon minced garlic

2 tablespoons butter, melted

1 (10 ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chilis, undrained

1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese or cheese of your choice

Brown sausage, green pepper and onion in a skillet on top of the stove.  Drain. Spray a 2 quart casserole dish with cooking spray.  Combine sausage, onion and pepper with cooked grits.  Add salt, pepper, garlic, melted butter and diced tomatoes.  Stir to mix.  Sprinkle cheese on top and bake in preheated 350 degree oven 30 to 35 minutes, uncovered.  Makes about 8 servings. Enjoy!

Sausage, Tomato and Cheese Grits Casserole

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  1. I live in the opposite corner of the country so bear with me….are grits the same as polenta like you can buy in a plastic tube at the store? Could I possibly use polenta for the grits recipes, understanding that it is already cooked cornmeal?

    • The Southern Lady says:

      Grits ate ground up corn. You can order them online, Lila. I have not tried polenta but they are supposed to be very close to the same thing. You could try it but I cannot advise you.

  2. I’m A Grit Eating Fool. This Is Fantastic.

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