Smoked Gouda Grits

These creamy, smoky grits are great with roasted meats at dinner or with ham and eggs at breakfast.


8 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)

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Nutritional 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


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


Preheat oven to 375°.

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.