Mexican Grits Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexJust Enjoy
Interest Group


 Quick cooking oats7 Cup (112 tbs)
 Jalapeno peppers2 Small
 Margarine1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 American cheese3⁄4 Pound
 Worcestershire sauce1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm)
 Hot sauce1 Dash

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 896 Calories from Fat 391

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 44 g68.3%

Saturated Fat 16 g79.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 123.8 mg

Sodium 71.6 mg3%

Total Carbohydrates 101 g33.5%

Dietary Fiber 14.2 g56.6%

Sugars 0.9 g

Protein 36 g71.7%

Vitamin A 26.3% Vitamin C 4.7%

Calcium 43.5% Iron 23.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cook grits according to package directions.
Remove jalapeno pepper seeds; mince peppers.
Add marga- rine, cheese, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, hot sauce, peppers and egg yolks.
Mix well; cool.
Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form; fold into grits mixture.
Pour into buttered casserole.
Bake at 400 degrees for about 40 minutes.