Sausage and Ranch Grits Casserole recipe – CRAZY good!!! We love this casserole for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Grits, chicken broth, milk, eggs, Velveeta, sausage, Ranch, cheddar cheese. Can make ahead and refrigerate or freeze for later. This always get RAVE reviews! SO good!!! #breakfast #casserole
This Sausage and Ranch Grits Casserole is perfect for Christmas morning! You can make this ahead of time and pop it in the oven when you are ready to eat breakfast. I like to put it in the oven when we start opening presents so it is ready when we are done with the morning fun. All you need are some biscuits and some fruit and you are set!
This Sausage and Ranch Grits Casserole is not only easy to make, it is CRAZY delicious! It has my favorite flavor combination – sausage, ranch and cheddar cheese. SO good! I could eat this every morning.
While this Sausage and Ranch Grits Casserole is perfect for breakfast, it is also great for lunch or dinner. It is makes a ton, so it is good for potlucks too. If you don’t need the whole recipe, you can split the casserole between two pans and freeze one for later. I am a big fan of recipes that can be frozen for later.
Yield: 10 to 12
Sausage and Ranch Grits Casserole
prep time: 10 MINScook time: 40 MINStotal time: 50 mins
1 pound pork sausage
6 cups chicken stock
1 cup prepared Ranch dressing
2 cups quick-cooking grits
12-ounces Velveeta, cubed
1/2 cup butter, cubed
1/2 cup milk
4 large eggs, lightly beaten
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
Preheat oven to 350° F. Lightly spray a 9×13-inch pan with cooking spray. Set aside.
In a large saucepan, cook sausage over medium heat until no longer pink. Drain fat. Combine cooked sausage and ranch dressing. Set aside.
In a large saucepan, add chicken stock; bring to a boil. Slowly stir in grits. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook, covered, 5 to 7 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.
Add Velveeta cheese and butter; stir until melted. Stir in milk. Slowly stir in eggs until blended. Stir in 3/4 of sausage and ranch mixture.
Transfer grits to prepared dish. Sprinkle with shredded cheese and remaining sausage mixture.
Bake, uncovered, 40 to 45 minutes.
*Freezer Meal – cover and freeze unbaked. When ready to bake, place in refrigerator and let thaw overnight. Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Increase baking time to 60 minutes.*