Breakfast Trifle Grits

Total Time:
30 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
25 min

Yield:
2 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup quick cooking grits
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3 tablespoon butter
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 breakfast sausage patties
  • Cheddar, shredded for topping
  • 1 small tomato, chopped
  • Sour cream, if desired
  • Chopped chives, optional for garnish
Directions
Grits:

Bring 2 cups of salted water to a boil. Slowly whisk in 1/2 cup quick grits, reduce heat and bring to a boil. Add the sugar and butter and salt and pepper, to taste. Reduce the heat and simmer until cooked.

Hard Boiled Eggs:

Add 4 eggs to a medium saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring up to a rapid boil then turn off heat and let the eggs sit for 15 minutes. Let cool then peel and chop.

Sausage Patty:

Place sausage patties on a preheated greased skillet over medium heat. Cook 3 to 4 minutes per side until done. Chop coarsely.

Assemble Mini Breakfast Trifles:

Spoon grits into trifle bowls. Sprinkle in cheese. Add chopped hard boiled eggs. Spoon chopped sausage on top and add the tomatoes on top of the sausage. Garnish with a dollop of sour cream and chopped chives.


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