Cheddar-Cheese Grits with Turkey Sausage Recipe

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Carole Schmidt Modified: March 21, 2022
Cheddar-Cheese Grits with Turkey Sausage Recipe

How To Make Cheddar-Cheese Grits with Turkey Sausage

Hearty and juicy turkey sausages and a rich tomato sauce, are served overtop creamy cheese grits, for a delectably light meal!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • cupwater
  • 1tspsalt
  • ¾cupold fashioned grits
  • ¼lbcheddar cheese
  • 1tbspcooking oil
  • 1lbturkey sausages
  • lbtomatoes
  • ¼tspfresh ground black pepper
  • 2tbspfresh parsley,chopped

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan, bring the water and ¾ teaspoon of salt to a boil. Add the grits in a slow stream, whisking.

  2. Reduce the heat, cover, and simmer, stirring frequently with a wooden spoon, for about 20 minutes, until the grits are very thick. Remove the saucepan from the heat and stir in the cheese.

  3. In a medium, nonstick frying pan, heat the oil over moderately low heat. Add the sausages and cook for about 15 minutes, until they are just done. Remove the sausages from the pan.

  4. Add the tomatoes, the remaining ¼ teaspoon of salt and the pepper to the pan. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes, until the tomatoes are just heated through. Stir in the parsley.

  5. Serve the grits topped with the sausages and the tomato sauce, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 461.79kcal
  • Fat: 23.12g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.13g
  • Trans Fat: 0.74g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.73g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.50g
  • Carbohydrates: 30.90g
  • Fiber: 3.50g
  • Sugar: 4.74g
  • Protein: 31.93g
  • Cholesterol: 113.97mg
  • Sodium: 1288.43mg
  • Calcium: 240.99mg
  • Potassium: 776.04mg
  • Iron: 2.86mg
  • Vitamin A: 168.79µg
  • Vitamin C: 28.44mg
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