grits italiano

serves 8
prep time 25 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For grits italiano

  • 1 lb
    hot bulk pork sausage
  • 1 md
    onion, chopped
  • 10 oz
    cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 14 oz
    jar of pizza sauce
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 3/4 c
    regular grits
  • 1/8 tsp
    pepper
  • 1.5 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt
  • 1 lg
    green pepper, chopped
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How To Make grits italiano

  • 1
    Brown sausage and ground beef in a large skillet, stirring until it crumbles; drain well.
  • 2
    Cook grits according to package directions; spoon into a lightly greased 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking dish.
  • 3
    Combine pizza sauce, salt, pepper and garlic powder.
  • 4
    Layer half each of pizza sauce, meat, green pepper, onion and cheese over grits.
  • 5
    Repeat layers, omitting remaining cheese.
  • 6
    Cover and bake at 325 degrees for 25 minutes.
  • 7
    Add remaing cheese and bake uncovered, an additional 5 minutes.
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