Cheese Grits Casserole

Cheese Grits Casserole

Prep:
10 mins
Cooking:
45 mins
Level:
Easy
Cooling:
5 mins
Yields:
6 side-dish servings

Cheese Grits Casserole makes an excellent alternative as a side dish to serve with meat, chicken or fish. This easy-to-make recipe takes less than 1 hour to prepare and has a delicious flavor.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups water
  • 3/4 cup ALBERS® Quick Grits
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese, divided
  • 3/4 cup NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 375° F. Grease a 2-quart baking dish.

BRING water to a boil in a medium saucepan; slowly stir in grits. Cover pan; reduce heat to low. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 to 6 minutes.

ADD 1 1/2 cups cheese, evaporated milk and butter to saucepan; stir until cheese and butter are melted. Add eggs, hot pepper sauce and pepper; stir well. Pour into prepared baking dish; sprinkle with remaining cheese.

BAKE for 40 to 45 minutes or until golden brown and puffy. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/6 side-dish servings of recipe
  • Calories 370
  • Calories from Fat 230

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 26g 40%
  • Saturated Fat 15g 75%
  • Cholesterol 145mg 49%
  • Sodium 380mg 16%
  • Carbohydrates 20g 7%
  • Dietary Fiber .5g 2%
  • Sugars 3g
  • Protein 15g
  • Vitamin A 15%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 35%
  • Iron 2%

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