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Creamy Cheesy Grits
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Creamy Cheesy Grits

1 Hour
20 Min Prep
1 Hr Cook
Our course you like your grits creamy and cheesy. These, made with a blend of creamy cheeses, are the creamiest and cheesiest you'll ever make.
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8 servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings
1 qt. (4 cups) water
1 cup quick-cooking grits
1 pkg. (8 oz.) KRAFT Shredded Pepper Jack Cheese, divided
4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
2 Tbsp. butter
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. ground red pepper (cayenne)
2 eggs
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Let's Make It
1
Heat oven to 350°F.
2
Bring water to boil in medium saucepan on medium-high heat. Gradually stir in grits until blended; cook on low heat 5 min., stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Add 1/2 cup shredded cheese, Neufchatel, butter, garlic powder and red pepper; stir until cheeses are completely melted.
3
Whisk eggs in small bowl until blended; stir in small amount of hot grits mixture until blended. Gradually add egg mixture to remaining hot grits mixture, stirring constantly until blended. Pour into 8-inch square baking dish sprayed with cooking spray.
4
Bake 30 min.; sprinkle with remaining shredded cheese. Bake 10 min. Let stand 10 min. before serving.
Kitchen Tips
Healthy Living
Save 50 calories and 6g of fat, including 4g of sat fat, per serving by omitting the butter and preparing the recipe using KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Colby & Monterey Jack Cheeses.
For Stronger Garlic Flavor
Substitute 1 minced garlic clove for the garlic powder.
To Double
Prepare as directed, doubling all ingredients and substituting a 13x9-inch baking dish for the 8-inch square baking dish. Makes 16 servings.
Nutrition
Calories
260
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g
21%
Saturated Fat 10g
50%
Trans Fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 90mg
30%
Sodium 300mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates 17g
6%
Dietary Fibers 1g
4%
Sugars 1g
2%
Protein 11g
22%
Vitamin A
25%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
15%
Iron
4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Servings
8 servings
* 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.
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