Grits Casserole

All your favorite breakfast foods, now in casserole form. Trust us, it's better than it sounds.


5 from 1 vote

Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins

Course Breakfast
Cuisine Southern

Servings 6 people
Calories 514 kcal


  • Cast Iron Skillet
  • 3-Quart Cast Iron Casserole



  • 1 cup Uncooked quick grits
  • 4 cups water
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar and monterey jack
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 lb bulk pork sausage NOTE: beef or turkey sausage can be subsituted
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • ½ cup milk



  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • In 10-inch cast iron skillet, cook sausage over medium heat 7 to 9 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink; drain.
    1 lb bulk pork sausage
  • in 3-quart saucepan, heat water and salt to boiling. Slowly stir in grits; reduce heat. Cover and cook 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally; remove from heat.
    1 cup Uncooked quick grits, 4 cups water, ½ tsp salt
  • Add 1 cup of cheese and butter with the grits until melted.
  • Stir in eggs, milk and sausage.
  • Spray 3-quart casserole with cooking spray.
  • Pour grits mixture into casserole. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese.
  • Bake casserole uncovered 30 to 40 minutes or until center is set.
  • Cool 10 minutes before serving.


Calories: 514kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 26gFat: 36gSaturated Fat: 16gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 14gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 178mgSodium: 962mgPotassium: 324mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 594IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 325mgIron: 2mg

Keyword Casserole, Grits
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