You are here: Home » Recipes » Sausage Grits Sausage Grits Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 8 to 10 servings True Southern comfort can be found in this dish. PrintEmail Ingredients 1 cup quick-cooking grits4 cups water2 tablespoons butter1 pound mild or hot bulk pork sausage, crumbled1 -- garlic clove, minced1 teaspoon hot sauce3/4 teaspoon pepper2 -- eggs2 cups (8-ounces) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese1 -- (7-ounce) can chopped green chiles1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper Instructions Combine the grits and water in a 3-quart saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat, stirring to mix well. Add the butter and reduce the heat to low. Cook, covered, for 5 minutes or until the grits are tender, stirring frequently. Cool for 30 minutes. Brown the sausage in a skillet, stirring until crumbly; drain. Stir in the garlic, hot sauce and pepper. Beat the eggs in a large bowl. Add the sausage mixture, cheese, green chiles and bell pepper and mix well. Stir in the grits. Spoon into a buttered 9 x 13-inch baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350F for 45 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes. Cut into squares to serve. Recipe reprinted with permission from The Junior League of the Emerald Coast’s Beach Appetit (The Junior League of the Emerald Coast, Inc., 2004).