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Maple Sausage Cheese Grits

Amp up your breakfast grits with sausage!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Southern
Servings 8


  • 1 pound Maple breakfast sausage
  • 4 T unsalted butter
  • 6 oz flavorful cheese grated, such as Asiago, Gruyere, Manchego, Gouda, Smoked Gouda, or Sharp Cheddar,
  • salt and pepper
  • Grits


  • Make grits according to package directions.
  • Meanwhile brown sausage and drain.
  • Combine cooked grits and sausage.
  • Add butter, cheese and season well. Cover pan and let cheese and butter melt. Stir.
  • Place mixture into a greased casserole dish. Cover and refrigerate up to 2 days.
  • Bake uncovered at 350 for 30-45 minutes until heated through. Serves 6-8


Serve alone, with fruit, or with fried, scrambled or poached eggs
Keyword breakfast, breakfast casserole, brunch, grils casserole, grits, maple sausage