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    Sausage Cheese Grits

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    1 hr 30 mins

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    Leslie in Texas's Note:

    I found this recipe while looking for a cheese and grits souffle recipe online. It's very versatile- serve in the morning with a fruit salad and juice or as a side dish with any type of BBQ, chicken or ham.Originally from a March 1992 Gourmet magazine.

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    1. 1
      In a large heavy saucepan bring the water to a boil, stir in the grits slowly, and simmer them, covered. stirring occasionally, for 7 minutes.
    2. 2
      Stir in 1 1/2 cups of the Monterey Jack cheese, the butter, the jalapenos, the green onions, and salt and pepper to taste, stirring until the cheese is melted, and spread the mixture in a buttered 13x9-inch baking dish.
    3. 3
      In a heavy skillet brown the sausage over moderate heat, stirring and breaking up the lumps, transfer it with a slotted spoon to paper towels to drain, and pour off the fat.
    4. 4
      Add the oil to the skillet and in it cook the onion and the bell pepper over moderately low heat, stirring, until the vegetables are softened.
    5. 5
      In a bowl whisk together the eggs, worcestershire sauce and salt to taste, stir in the sausage and vegetables, and spread the mixture over the grits.
    6. 6
      Sprinkle the sausage mixture with the remaining 1 1/4 cups Monterey jack cheese and bake the grits in the middle of a preheated 350 degree oven for 30 to 35 minutes, or until the eggd are firm.
    7. 7
      Cut into squares and serve.

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    Nutritional Facts for Sausage Cheese Grits

    Serving Size: 1 (284 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 441.0
    Calories from Fat 244
    Total Fat 27.1 g
    Saturated Fat 12.4 g
    Cholesterol 179.0 mg
    Sodium 479.1 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 26.6 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.1 g
    Sugars 1.8 g
    Protein 22.0 g

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