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Cheesy Spinach Grits
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Cheesy Spinach Grits

1 Hour
20 Min Prep
1 Hr Cook
Looking for a quick and tasty brunch idea? Try these Cheesy Spinach Grits! You can even double this creamy spinach grits recipe for large parties.
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8 servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings
1 qt. (4 cups) fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 cup quick-cooking grits
2 cups loosely packed baby spinach leaves
1 pkg. (8 oz.) KRAFT Shredded Cheddar & Monterey Jack Cheeses, divided
4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
2 Tbsp. butter
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 tsp. ground red pepper (cayenne)
2 egg s
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Let's Make It
1
Heat oven to 350°F.
2
Bring broth to boil in large saucepan on medium-high heat. Gradually stir in grits until blended; cook on low heat 5 min., stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in spinach. Add 1/2 cup shredded cheese, Neufchatel, butter, garlic and red pepper; stir until cheeses and butter are completely melted and mixture is well blended.
3
Whisk eggs in small bowl until blended; stir in small amount of hot grits mixture. 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 70 calories and 6g of fat, including 5g of sat fat, per serving by omitting butter and preparing recipe with 1 pkg. (7 oz.) KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Colby & Monterey Jack Cheeses.
To Double
Prepare recipe as directed, doubling all ingredients and substituting a 13x9-inch baking dish for the 8-inch square baking dish. Makes 16 servings.
Special Extra
Add 8 slices crumbled cooked OSCAR MAYER Bacon or 1/2 cup OSCAR MAYER Real Bacon Recipe Pieces to grits mixture before pouring into prepared baking dish and baking as directed.
Nutrition
Calories
270
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g
21%
Saturated Fat 10g
50%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 90mg
30%
Sodium 530mg
23%
Total Carbohydrates 18g
7%
Dietary Fibers 1g
4%
Sugars 0g
Protein 11g
22%
Vitamin A
25%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
25%
Iron
6%
* 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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