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Baked Cheese Grits

Southern Living DECEMBER 2001

  • 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

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 131
  • Calories from fat: 36%
  • Fat: 5g
  • Saturated fat: 1.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 6.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 14g
  • Fiber: 0.3g
  • Cholesterol: 67mg
  • Iron: 0.3mg
  • Sodium: 389mg
  • Calcium: 101mg
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