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Cheesy Grits

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Classic southern grits are baked to be the cheesiest!
Ingredients
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Hominy quick grits 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shredded cheddar cheese 6 Ounce (1 1/2 cups)
  Green onions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), sliced (4 medium sized)
  Eggs 2 , slightly beaten
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Paprika 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 1 1/2-quart casserole. Heat milk, water, salt and pepper to boiling in 2-quart saucepan. Gradually add grits, stirring constantly; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until thick.
2. Stir in cheese and onions. Stir 1 cup of the hot mixture into eggs; stir back into remaining hot mixture in saucepan. Pour hot mixture into casserole. Dot with butter; sprinkle with paprika.
3. Bake uncovered 35 to 40 minutes or until set. Let stand 10 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Cheesy
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Cheese, Egg, Vegetable
Interest: 
Kids, Party
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
70 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 285 Calories from Fat 139

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24%

Saturated Fat 9.3 g46.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 113.8 mg37.9%

Sodium 561.5 mg23.4%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g8%

Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.5%

Sugars 4.4 g

Protein 13 g25.6%

Vitamin A 17.1% Vitamin C 2.5%

Calcium 30% Iron 7.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Cheesy Grits Recipe