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Baked Cheese Grits

Yield Makes 3 1/2 cups

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

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

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