Garlic Grits

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I love grits, which is strange since I was raised in Wisconsin. My husband on the other hand hates them and he was raised in the south. He however loves these garlicky, cheesy grits. This is a great dish to serve with barbequed ribs or chicken

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
Servings:
5
Yield:
4 to 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 quart water

  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup quick-cooking grits

  • 1 ½ cups diced processed cheese

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 1 egg

  • ¼ cup milk

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 2 quart casserole dish.

  2. Bring water to a boil in a large saucepan with garlic and salt. Stir in grits, reduce heat to low, and cook until thick, about 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and stir in cheese and butter until melted. In a small bowl, whisk together egg and milk, then stir into grits. Pour grits mixture into greased casserole dish.

  3. Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes, until firm.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

378 Calories
24g Fat
27g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 378
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 15g 74%
Cholesterol 93mg 31%
Sodium 1181mg 51%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 264mg 20%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 153mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.