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  • 1 lb (.5 kg). hot bulk pork sausage
  • 1-1/2 lbs (.7 kg). lean ground beef
  • 3/4 cup (175 ml) regular grits
  • 1/4 tsp (1 ml) garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp (1 ml) salt
  • 14 oz (392 grm). jar pizza sauce
  • 10 oz (280 grm). shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/8 tsp (1 ml) pepper
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 large green pepper, chopped
  • Brown sausage and ground beef in a large skillet, stirring until it crumbles; drain well.
  • Cook grits according to package directions; spoon into a lightly greased 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking dish.
  • Combine pizza sauce, salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
  • Layer half each of pizza sauce, meat, green pepper, onion, and cheese over grits.
  • Repeat layers, omitting remaining cheese.
  • Cover and bake at 325 degrees (175 C.) for 25 minutes.
  • Add remaining cheese and bake uncovered, an additional 5 minutes.
This recipe was the first place winner in the 4-H division of the Annual Greater Grits Cook-off.

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