Easy, Very Tasty Recipes made with typical emergency pantry groceries

Justpeace.org has lots of great simple, cheap recipes.  Add a big side salad or load up on veggies to make these healthier, more rounded meals.  I thought this grits casserole recipe sounded really good, interesting at least, and uses ingredients that I have gotten for free from the food bank and still have stored in my cabinet.

Easy Very Tasty Grits Casserole

Put 1 cup uncooked grits in 3 cups boiling water, add some garlic powder or chopped fresh garlic, reduce heat and cook until thick. Remove from heat and add 2 tbspn margarine you can add cheese, or a packet of cheese powder from boxed mac & cheese. Fry some breakfast sausage, ham, or smoked sausage, add 1 chopped onion and 1-2 cans of beans, with their liquid. Place this meat/bean mixture in a casserole pan or cast iron skillet. Add hot sauce or jalapenos if desired. Beat 3 eggs and 1 cup milk together, add to grits and mix well. Pour on top of sausage/bean mixture. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. If you don’t have sausage, make this one with beans only, or use hamburger.

via Easy, Very Tasty Recipes made with typical emergency pantry groceries.

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