Step 1Prepare Cajun-Style Beef Sausage. Remove from skillet; keep warm.
Step 2Prepare grits according to package instructions.
Stir cheese and sausage crumbles into grits. Heat mixture 6 to 8 minutes. Serve in bowl and garnish with additional cheese, green onions or pepper, if desired.
Cajun-Style Beef Sausage: Combine 1 pound Ground Beef (93% or leaner), 1 tablespoon liquid smoke, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon onion powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika, 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper, 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper and 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add sausage mixture; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 1/2-inch crumbles, stirring occasionally.
Cooking Tip: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed ground beef. Ground beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of ground beef doneness.
Nutrition information per serving: 307 Calories; 135 Calories from fat; 15g Total Fat (8 g Saturated Fat; 5 g Monounsaturated Fat;) 106 mg Cholesterol; 606 mg Sodium; 10 g Total Carbohydrate; 1 g Dietary Fiber; 32 g Protein; 6.9 mg Iron; 7.2 mg NE Niacin; 0.4 mg Vitamin B6; 3 mcg Vitamin B12; 7.2 mg Zinc; 24 mcg Selenium; 93.4 mg Choline.
This recipe is an excellent source of Protein, Iron, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Selenium; and a good source of Choline.
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