Preheat oven to 400. Put 2 TBSP. oil in skillet. Add sausage and cook 7-8 minutes.
Combine dry ingredients with cheese and green onions. Stir in buttermilk, 1/4 cup vegetable oil and eggs. Mix well. Fold in sausage. Pour into greased 8 x8 for a thicker cornbread or 9 x 13 for thinner more crisp bread.
Bake at 400 for 25-30 minutes. Serve with butter or in a bowl of pinto beans.