Sausage and Cheese Grits Casserole (Makeover)

Sausage and Cheese Grits Casserole (Makeover)
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 228.8
  • Total Fat: 15.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 117.4 mg
  • Sodium: 906.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 15.4 g

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Great for Breakfast, Brunch or Dinner! Great for Breakfast, Brunch or Dinner!
Number of Servings: 6


    1/2 lb spicy bulk pork sausage
    4 cups water
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1 cup uncooked quick-cooking corn grits
    1 1/2 cups shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
    1/2 cup fat-free egg product
    1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley, if desired Hot pepper sauce, if desired


1. Heat oven to 350F. Spray 2 1/2- or 3-quart casserole with cooking spray.
2. In 10-inch skillet, cook sausage over medium heat 7 to 9 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink; drain.
3. Meanwhile, in 3-quart saucepan, heat water and salt to boiling. Slowly stir in grits. Reduce heat; cover and cook 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thickened. Remove from heat. Stir in 1 cup of the cheese and the butter until melted. Stir in sausage and egg product. Pour grits mixture into casserole; sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese.
4. Bake uncovered 25 to 30 minutes or until center is set. Sprinkle with parsley; cool 10 minutes. Serve with hot sauce.

Serving Size: Makes 6-8 Servings (Nutrition is for 6)

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CJEANENE03.