Cheesy Sausage Grits

Start your day with delicious country-style flavors. Jimmy Dean® Pork Sausage and cheddar cheese will take your grits to the next level.

Cheesy Sausage Grits

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Prep Time:15 minutes
Cook Time:15 minutes


  • 1 quart (4 cups) water
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup uncooked quick-cooking grits
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese, divided
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 1 pkg. Jimmy Dean® Premium Pork Regular Roll Sausage, crumbled, cooked, drained
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley (optional)


  1. Bring water, oregano and salt to a boil in large saucepan.
  2. Add grits gradually, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to MEDIUM-LOW; cover. Cook 8-10 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally. Stir in 1½ cups cheese and sour cream; cook 1-2 minutes or until cheese is melted, stirring constantly.
  3. Serve grits topped with sausage and remaining cheese. Garnish with parsley, if desired.

Cook’s Tips:

Prepare using 1 pkg. Jimmy Dean® Premium Pork Hot Roll Sausage.)


6 servings (about ¾ cup each)