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
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1 cup grits
3/4 cup finely shredded Cheddar cheese
Shredded Cheddar cheese, chopped green onions, chopped green bell pepper
- Combine all beef ingredients and spices in a large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly.
- To make crumbles, heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add sausage mixture; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 1/2-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally.
- Prepare 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.
About Ground Sirloin
Versatile, flavorful and economical. Ideal for recipes calling for browned, crumbled ground beef, such as chili, tacos and spaghetti sauce.
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