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Cheese Grits

Cooking Light NOVEMBER 2000

  • Yield: 12 servings (serving size: about 1/2 cup)

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup uncooked quick-cooking grits
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon butter or stick margarine
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Preparation

Bring the water to a boil in a medium saucepan, and gradually add the grits, stirring constantly. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer for 5 minutes or until thick, stirring occasionally. Remove grits from heat, and stir in the shredded cheese and remaining ingredients.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 58
  • Calories from fat: 43%
  • Fat: 2.8g
  • Saturated fat: 1.7g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Protein: 3.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 5.1g
  • Fiber: 0.3g
  • Cholesterol: 9mg
  • Iron: 2.5mg
  • Sodium: 286mg
  • Calcium: 87mg
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