Discover a cheese grits recipe they won't soon forget! Our cheesy Baked Cheese Grits are a cinch to make and soon to be their favorite.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 8 servings
1 qt. (4 cups) water
1 cup quick-cooking grits
1 cup KRAFT Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese, divided
1/4 lb. (4 oz.) VELVEETA®, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
2 Tbsp. butter
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. ground red pepper (cayenne)
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350°F.
Bring water to boil in medium saucepan on medium-high heat. Gradually add grits, stirring constantly until blended. Cook on low heat 5 min., stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.
Add 1/2 cup cheddar, VELVEETA, butter, garlic powder and red pepper; stir until cheeses are melted. Set aside. Beat eggs lightly in small bowl. Add small amount of hot grits mixture to eggs; mix well. Gradually add egg mixture to remaining hot grits mixture, stirring constantly until blended.
Pour into 8-inch square baking dish sprayed with cooking spray.
Bake 30 min.; sprinkle with remaining cheddar. Bake 10 min. Let stand 10 min. before serving.
For Stronger Garlic Flavor
Prepare as directed, substituting 1 minced garlic clove for the garlic powder.
For a special Saturday morning treat, serve with fresh fruit.
Serve as part of a breakfast or brunch buffet.
Prepare as directed, doubling all ingredients and substituting a 13x9-inch baking dish for the 8-inch square baking dish. Makes 16 servings.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g
Saturated Fat 7g
Trans Fat 0.5g
Total Carbohydrates 18g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.