Julia Carpenter Recipe

Grits Breakfast Bake

By Julia Carpenter juliac


Recipe Rating:
Serves:
6-8
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Bake

Julia's Story

I try to cook breakfast for my husband's bank every week or two. This is their favorite!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
What a wonderfully flavorful and hearty breakfast dish! The smoked sausage is a delight, so don't skimp, ya hear? Also, I can imagine this being just as divine with any number of cheese combinations. Grab your favorite varieties and get creative!

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
water
3/4 c
quick grits
1 lb
eckridge skinless smoked sausage
1 1/2 c
cheddar cheese, shredded (sharp)
6
eggs beaten
1 1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
pepper
1-2
sliced tomatoes
2 Tbsp
chopped parsley
1 tsp
dry mustard
1 can(s)
evaporated milk 12 oz

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 325. Grease a 9X13 dish. Bring water to a boil; add 1 tsp salt slowly stir in grits. Reduce heat and simmer 4-5 minutes until thickened stirring frequently.
2
Stir in chopped smoked sausage and half of sharp cheese. Spoon into dish and sprinkle with remaining cheese. Combine eggs, milk and spices. Pour over grits mixture and bake for 50 minutes or until knife inserted 1 1/2 inches from side comes out clean. Let stand 10-15 minutes. Garnish with tomato and parsley.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Breakfast Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy


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37 Comments

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Pat Sager gosaraland
Oct 13, 2013
Going to make this this week for hubby's office. Sounds sooo good.
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Lori-Jo Wahl coolnana
Jul 23, 2012
Hi, The only way I have eaten grits is with maple syrup on them...this recipe sounds good, but I have a question - do you cook the sausage before you mix it with the other ingredients?
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Donna Moore NCGirl71
Jan 29, 2012
Baking in the oven right now! Can't wait to try it :)
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Robin DuPree robdupree
Jan 16, 2012
Can’t wait to try your recipe...
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Jackie Mento LivesToEat
Jan 15, 2012
Julia congrats on blue ribbon. cant wait to try this recipe. I love grits!