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Cheese Grits Casserole

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.

Cheese Grits Casserole
  • Prep Time
  • Cooking Time
  • Skill Level
    Easy
  • Makes
    6
    side-dish servings
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Ingredients

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

Instructions

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.