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Grits And Smoked Chorizo Casserole

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Grits And Smoked Chorizo Casserole

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cook Time

1 Hours

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Mesquite

This dish has got some serious grit. Smoked chorizo and creamy grits will make this southern staple an instant classic at your table.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

6

Units of Measurement:

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  • 1 Pound ground chorizo

  • 1/2 yellow onion, diced

  • 1 Clove garlic, minced

  • 1 Teaspoon salt

  • 4 Cup water

  • 1 Cup quick grits

  • 1/2 Cup heavy cream

  • 2 Cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

  • 4 egg, beaten

  • Italian Parsley, chopped

Steps

  • 1

    Heat a sauce pan over medium heat. Add chorizo and cook 10-15 minutes until lightly browned and cooked through breaking it up as you go.
    Ingredients
    • 1 Pound ground chorizo

  • 2

    Remove chorizo, drain the fat and set aside. Return the pan to the heat and add oil.
  • 3

    When the oil is hot, add onion and saute 2-3 minutes until onions are translucent. Add garlic and saute 30 seconds more. Pour in water and bring it to a simmer.
    Ingredients
    • 1/2 yellow onion, diced

    • 1 Clove garlic, minced

    • 1 Teaspoon salt

    • 4 Cup water

  • 4

    While whisking, pour in grits working out any lumps and return to a boil. Reduce the heat and let simmer for 10 minutes.
    Ingredients
    • 1 Cup quick grits

  • 5

    Remove from the heat and whisk in cream, cheddar, chorizo and eggs.
    Ingredients
    • 1/2 Cup heavy cream

    • 2 Cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

    • 4 egg, beaten

  • 6

    Grease a 9 X 13 inch casserole dish with non-stick spray or butter and pour grits mixture into the prepared pan.
  • 7

    When ready to cook, set the temperature to 375℉ and preheat, lid closed, for 10 to 15 minutes.
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  • 8

    Place the baking dish directly on the grill grate and cook 45 minutes to 1 hour until the top is golden brown.
  • 9

    Finish with chopped parsley if desired and serve. Enjoy!
    Ingredients
    • As Needed Italian Parsley, chopped

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