Baked Cheese Grits

Recipe from

Southern Living

Nutritional Information

Calories 131
Caloriesfromfat 36 %
Fat 5 g
Satfat 1.9 g
Monofat 1.3 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 6.3 g
Carbohydrate 14 g
Fiber 0.3 g
Cholesterol 67 mg
Iron 0.3 mg
Sodium 389 mg
Calcium 101 mg


2 2/3 cups water
2/3 cup quick-cooking grits
2 tablespoons light margarine
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
1/2 (8-ounce) package light pasteurized prepared cheese loaf, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
Vegetable cooking spray


Bring 2 2/3 cups water to a boil; add grits, and cook, stirring often, 5 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat. Add margarine and next 4 ingredients, stirring until blended. Spoon mixture into a 2-quart baking dish coated with cooking spray.

Bake at 350° for 40 minutes or until lightly browned.

NOTE: Casserole may be chilled up to 8 hours. Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes; bake as directed.

December 2001
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