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Smoked Gouda Grits

Yield 8 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)
These creamy, smoky grits are great with roasted meats at dinner or with ham and eggs at breakfast.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 4 cups chopped onion (about 2 large)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups 1% low-fat milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups uncooked quick-cooking grits
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded smoked Gouda cheese
  • 1/2 cup egg substitute
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 199
  • caloriesfromfat 27 %
  • fat 5.9 g
  • satfat 3.3 g
  • monofat 1.7 g
  • polyfat 0.5 g
  • protein 10.7 g
  • carbohydrate 25.3 g
  • fiber 1.1 g
  • cholesterol 20 mg
  • iron 1.6 mg
  • sodium 469 mg
  • calcium 195 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 375°.

  2. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook 5 minutes or until golden, stirring occasionally. Stir in broth, milk, and salt; bring to a boil. Gradually add grits, stirring constantly with a whisk; simmer 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove pan from heat; stir in cheese, egg substitute, and pepper. Spoon grits mixture into an 11 x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375° for 40 minutes.