Hissy Fit Grits Casserole – you will definitely throw a hissy fit if you miss out on this dish! SO good! We love this casserole for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Grits, chicken broth, milk, eggs, onion, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, Velveeta, muenster cheese, and sausage. Can make ahead and refrigerate or freeze for later. This always gets RAVE reviews! YUM! #grits #sausage #casserole #breakfast
2cupsshredded muenster cheese, divided
½tsp garlic powder
4large eggs, lightly beaten
1cupshredded cheddar cheese
Preheat oven to 350° F. Lightly spray a 9x13-inch pan with cooking spray. Set aside.
In a skillet, cook sausage over medium heat until no longer pink. Drain fat and set aside.
In a large saucepan, bring chicken broth 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, 1 cup muenster cheese, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, onion powder, and butter; stir until melted. Stir in milk. Slowly stir in eggs until blended. Stir in cooked sausage.
Transfer grits to prepared dish. Sprinkle with shredded cheddar cheese and the remaining 1 cup shredded muenster cheese.
Bake, uncovered, 40 to 45 minutes.
I used Jimmy Dean sausage. Feel free to substitute turkey sausage.
Make sure to use quick-cook grits NOT instant grits.
Can substitute water for the chicken broth.
Can Hissy Fit Grits Casserole be made in advance? Yes! You can assemble the casserole and refrigerate it overnight before baking. You will need to add a few minutes to the cooking time if baking straight from the refrigerator.
Can Hissy Fit Grits Casserole be frozen? Yes! You can assemble the casserole and freeze it before baking. Assemble the casserole and let it cool completely. Cover the dish with plastic wrap and foil and freeze.
To bake casserole after freezing, thaw completely and bake as directed.