No matter which side of the Mason-Dixon line you call home, this Southern classic has always been a hit! There's something about combining velvety cheese & hot grits that is instantly comforting. My version is simple to make and will be a casserole your whole family will enjoy anytime! Smart Recipes, American Recipes, Dairy,Eggs,Grains Recipes, Recipes Dairy,Eggs,Grains American Cheese and Grits Casserole Cheese and Grits Casserole Recipe | CHEFBear.net PT1H15M Serves 10 2 1/4 Cups Whole Milk 1 Teaspoon Salt 1 Cup Quick-Cooking Grits 1/2 Pound American Cheese 1/2 Pound Sharp Cheddar Cheese 1/4 Cup Butter 1/8 Teaspoon Garlic Powder 2 Large Eggs Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9x12-inch casserole dish with a pat of butter & set aside. In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, add milk & salt and bring to a boil. Slowly, sprinkle grits into the boiling liquid, stirring continuously until well combined. Cook & stir until mixture slightly thickens, about 5 minutes. Add butter, both the cheeses, & garlic powder and stir until cheese melts completely. Remove from heat and set aside to cool for 15 minutes. Add beaten eggs and stir to combine well. Spoon grits mixture into prepared baking dish evenly. Bake until top is golden brown & heated through, about 45 minutes. Remove from oven and allow casserole to cool for 10 minutes before serving.

Cheese and Grits Casserole

Cheese and Grits Casserole Recipe


No matter which side of the Mason-Dixon line you call home, this Southern classic has always been a hit! There's something about combining velvety cheese & hot grits that is instantly comforting. My version is simple to make and will be a casserole your whole family will enjoy anytime!

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Recipe Information

Flavor Profile

American

Protein

Dairy,Eggs,Grains

Category

Breakfast & Brunch,Side Dishes

Serves

10

Total Time

1 Hour 15 Minutes

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Ingredients

      • 2 1/4 Cups Whole Milk
      • 1 Teaspoon Salt
      • 1 Cup Quick-Cooking Grits
      • 1/2 Pound American Cheese (Cubed)
      • 1/2 Pound Sharp Cheddar Cheese (Cubed)
      • 1/4 Cup Butter
      • 1/8 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
      • 2 Large Eggs (Beaten)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9x12-inch casserole dish with a pat of butter & set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, add milk & salt and bring to a boil. Slowly, sprinkle grits into the boiling liquid, stirring continuously until well combined. Cook & stir until mixture slightly thickens, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add butter, both the cheeses, & garlic powder and stir until cheese melts completely. Remove from heat and set aside to cool for 15 minutes. Add beaten eggs and stir to combine well.
  4. Spoon grits mixture into prepared baking dish evenly. Bake until top is golden brown & heated through, about 45 minutes. Remove from oven and allow casserole to cool for 10 minutes before serving.



Nutrition & Cost Facts

Calories

313 kcal

Carbs

15 g

Fat

22 g

Protein

13 g

Cost Per Serving

$0.72

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