Garlic Cheese Grits

Southern Living
Makes 8 servings


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4 cups water
1 teaspoon salt
2 garlic cloves, pressed
1 cup uncooked, regular grits
1 (12-ounce) block sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1 teaspoon seasoned pepper
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4 teaspoon hot sauce
3 large eggs, lightly beaten


Bring first 3 ingredients to a boil in a large saucepan; gradually whisk in grits. Return to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 15 minutes or until thickened.

Add cheese and next 4 ingredients, stirring until cheese melts. Remove from heat; let stand 10 minutes.

Whisk in eggs, and pour into a lightly greased 11- x 7-inch baking dish. Sprinkle with paprika.

Bake at 350º for 1 hour or until set.

Note: Casserole may be prepared and chilled up to 24 hours before baking. Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes; bake as directed.

Created date

December 2003