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Baked Cheese Grits

  • Yield: 8 servings


  • 2 cups yellow grits, not quick or instant grits
  • 1 stick (1/4 pound) butter
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped garlic
  • 8 ounces cheddar, grated (about 2 cups)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup milk


  • Preheat the oven to 350ºF.
  • Prepare the grits according to package directions. Add the butter, salt, black pepper, garlic, and cheese. Mix until the butter and cheese melt. Beat together the eggs and milk in a small Bowl. Add to the grits and mix well.
  • Pour into a square (8 X 2 inch) baking dish and bake for about 1 hour, or until the mixture sets.
  • Serve immediately.