VELVEETA® Cheesy Baked Grits

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These creamy grits are baked with lots of cheese--a great addition to a hearty breakfast or brunch buffet.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water

  • 1 cup quick-cooking grits

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ¼ teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)

  • 2 eggs

  • 8 ounces VELVEETA®, cut into 1/2-inch cubes

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Bring water to boil in medium saucepan on medium-high heat. Gradually stir in grits; cook on low heat 5 min., stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Add butter, garlic powder and pepper; stir until butter is completely melted and mixture is well blended.

  3. Beat eggs in small bowl until blended. Add small amount of hot grits; mix well. Gradually add to remaining grits mixture in pan, stirring constantly until blended.

  4. Pour into 8-inch square baking dish sprayed with cooking spray; top with VELVEETA.

  5. Bake 40 min. Let stand 10 min. before serving.

For Stronger Garlic Flavor:

Substitute 1 minced garlic clove for the garlic powder.

Note:

This is a great side dish to serve as part of a breakfast or brunch buffet.

To Double:

Prepare as directed, doubling all ingredients and substituting a 13x9-inch baking dish for the 8-inch square baking dish. Makes 16 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

202 Calories
11g Fat
19g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 202
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 6g 32%
Cholesterol 77mg 26%
Sodium 467mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 144mg 11%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 144mg 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.