Recipe courtesy of Paula Deen
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Breakfast in a Cup
Total:
45 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
30 min
Yield:
1 cup serving, plus extra grits
Level:
Easy
Total:
45 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
30 min
Yield:
1 cup serving, plus extra grits
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

For the grits:
For the scrambled eggs:
For the poached eggs:
For the crumbled sausage:

Directions

For the grits:

Bring 2 cups of salted water to a boil. Slowly stir in 1/2 cup quick grits, stir immediately and reduce the heat, then bring back to boil. Add butter and stir. Reduce the heat and simmer. Let cook approximately 4 minutes, then stir in half-and-half to desired creaminess. Cook grits to taste, up to 30 minutes. ;

For the scrambled eggs:

Have pan heating on stovetop over medium-high heat. Crack 2 eggs into a bowl. Add salt and pepper, water and 1 tablespoon sour cream. Whisk together. Add butter to pan. Pour in egg mixture and use spoon to scramble. ;

For the poached eggs:

Have water boiling in a large pot on stove. Add a sprinkle of salt and 1 tablespoon of vinegar to water. Use spoon to swirl water and drop egg into the middle. Cook for approximately 3 minutes for an over-medium egg. Remove from water. Allow water to drain off the egg before serving. 

For the crumbled sausage:

Prepare according to package instructions. ;

To assemble:

Spoon grits into mug, about 2/3 full. Spoon sausage on top of grits. Add poached or scrambled egg. Sprinkle cheese on top then garnish with parsley. ;

Cook's Note

*Vinegar helps the egg to hold its shape by causing the outer layer of the egg white to congeal faster. ;

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