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Recipe by Southern Living October 1999

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Credit: Charles Walton; Styling: Cindy Manning Barr

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring 2 cups water to a boil in a large saucepan over medium heat; add okra, and cook 10 minutes. Remove okra with a slotted spoon, reserving liquid in pan; cool okra slightly, and coarsely chop.

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  • Add remaining 2 cups water to reserved liquid; bring to a boil. Gradually stir in grits and salt; return to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 5 to 7 minutes. Gradually whisk about one-fourth of hot grits into eggs; add to remaining hot mixture, whisking constantly. Whisk in butter. Stir in okra and cheese. Spoon into a lightly greased 11- x 7-inch baking dish.

  • Bake at 350° for 55 to 60 minutes or until set.

  • *2 (4-ounce) logs fresh goat cheese, crumbled, may be substituted for Cheddar cheese.

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