30 Days of Grits - Day 27

Welcome to 30 Days of Grits, Day 27! Today’s recipe comes from a fellow writer and friend, Pamela Mason.

Our recipe for this 27th day is Mexican Grits.
3 cups water
1tsp salt
2cups instant grits
1cup heavy whipping cream
1cup grated sharp cheddar cheese
1cup mozzarella cheese
1 (12oz) pkg maple sausage
1/2 onion chopped
1clove garlic
1 (14oz) can diced tomatoes w/basil, garlic, oregano
1 (16oz) jar medium salsa (heat to taste) 
Saute onion, garlic, and sausage; Add tomatoes and salsa; Cook 20mins.
Bring water & salt to boil, add grits, and cook for 2mins. Add cream and boil for 1 min. Remove from heat.
Add 1/2cup cheddar cheese and all the mozzarella cheese.
Place grits mixture in a greased 9×13 dish. Place sauted sausage mixture on top; Sprinkle remaining cheddar on top of that.
Bake 350* until bubbly. Garnish with parsley.