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Learn how to make the most amazing homemade cheesy sausage grits with the perfect touch of spice!
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When I think of grits, I get all giddy and happy.
Why you ask? Because grits are the s**t.
Really guys. They are.
If you’ve had grits, and they aren’t one of your favorite things ever, you just haven’t tried the right recipe.
These homemade cheesy sausage grits are the right recipe. Don’t worry. I got you.
I never planned to make these. I was planning a recipe for these roasted quail with andouille sausage cream sauce, and I realized I wanted to serve them on something.
Grits. Of course grits. Homemade cheesy sausage grits with just a touch a spice.
And boy was I on to something.
how easy are these homemade cheesy sausage grits?
So easy. And I mean SO. DAMN. EASY.
The longest part of this recipe is just letting the grits cook. And that’s pretty hands off.
Most of the ingredients can be bought from the comfort of your own home (affiliate link – if you buy from these links I receive a small commission):
how I like to eat my homemade cheesy sausage grits
With an egg on top.
Really, that’s pretty much it.
Aside from serving them with something else (perhaps as a base for these New Orleans BBQ shrimp), if I am just making plain grits, it’s always with an egg on top.
Hell, even if I am serving them as a side dish, why not put an egg on top?
I don’t see any good reason not to.
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These cheesy sausage grits are made with andouille sausage, cream, butter and simmered in a flavorful chicken broth.
- 1 cup grits
- 4 cups chicken broth
- 1/2 cup diced andouille sausage
- 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1 tsp. black pepper
- 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese grated
- 1 jalapeno diced
- 5 tbsp. unsalted butter
- 3 tbsp. heavy cream
- Green onions for garnish optional
- Fried eggs optional
- Saute the sausage in saucepan until browned and caramelized.
- Add the jalapeno and saute for 1 minute.
- Add the broth and bring to a boil.
- Add the grits and cook over medium-low heat until tender (20-30 minutes).
- Stir in cream, butter, salt, pepper and cheese and serve. Garnish with sliced green onions.
- OPTIONAL: Serve with a fried egg on top.
Did you make this? Rate the recipe and leave a comment below to let me know how it turned out!