Baked Garlic Cheese Grits

Baked garlic cheese grits are easy to prepare, have rich flavor and are a perfect side for breakfast, brunch, or even dinner.

Baked Garlic Cheese Grits

Baked Garlic Cheese Grits

by Sue Lau | Palatable Pastime

This is a traditional southern grits casserole made with garlic and cheese, then baked. It is pretty much a staple for any good country breakfast. Not much else to say as it is pretty self-explanatory and that I am sure you will love it.
Switch up the cheese if you like- just about any type will work.

Baked Garlic Cheese Grits

Sue Lau
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Course Breakfast, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Southern
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup quick cooking grits
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 4 ounces cheddar cheese
  • 4 ounces American cheese
  • 2 eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Extra shredded cheese (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Place the grits, chicken broth, garlic powder and salt and pepper in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • Cook, stirring, over moderate heat until mixture thickens.
  • Take off the heat and stir in chopped or shredded cheeses with the butter until it all melts and incorporates.
  • Whisk together the eggs and milk, then quickly whisk that into the grits.
  • Pour mixture into a buttered baking dish (square or rectangular) that holds about 6-8 cups.
  • Top with more shredded cheese if you like, but it doesn’t need it.
  • Bake at 350F for 40-50 minutes or until a knife comes out clean and it is set.

Notes

From the kitchen of palatablepastime.com
Keyword grits casserole, instant grits

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2 responses

  1. Very easy and tasty! I’d like to try this with a dollop of roasted garlic instead of garlic powder. But delicious as posted. Thanks for sharing! Made for FYC game on Yuku.com

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