How To: Cook country style breakfast trifle grits

Cook country style breakfast trifle grits

How to Cook country style breakfast trifle grits

Grits are very versatile and there are many ways to dress them up for breakfast. Make a country breakfast in a dish with grits, boiled eggs and sausage. Follow along with this cooking how-to video as the Neely's from the Food Network's shows you how to dress up some southern style grits with common breakfast items.

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, chopped
* Cheddar, shredded for topping
* 1 small tomato, chopped
* Sour cream, if desired
* Chopped chives, optional for garnish

Grits:

Directions
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. Reduce the heat and simmer. Add salt and pepper to taste.

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 and peel and chop.

Sausage Patty:
Place sausage patties on a preheated greased skillet over medium heat. Cook 3 to4 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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