Cheesy Grits Recipe

Classic southern grits are baked to be the cheesiest!
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Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time1 Hr 10 Min
Ready In1 Hr 25 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings6
Main Ingredient, , Interest Group,


 Milk2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Water2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Hominy quick grits1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Shredded cheddar cheese6 Ounce (1 1/2 cups)
 Green onions1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), sliced (4 medium sized)
 Eggs2 , slightly beaten
 Butter/Margarine1 Tablespoon
 Paprika1⁄4 Teaspoon

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 mg

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


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.