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Recipe : Entry # 1605
Name
Maxine Day
Recipe Title
Baked Grits
Recipe Theme
Side Dishes
Cooperative
Covington EC
Ingredients
4 cups water
1½ teaspoon salt
1 cup uncooked grits
2 eggs beaten
8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter
1½ cups grated Monterey Jack and Cheddar cheeses, combined
2 cloves garlic, crushed
Dash of cayenne pepper
Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Bring water and salt to a boil. Add grits to boiling water, stirring constantly for a minute. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until grits are thick and creamy. Temper eggs with a small amount of hot cooked grits, then add back to remaining grits. Combine remaining ingredients with grits and pour into a 2-quart casserole dish. Bake for 45 minutes. Top with additional cheese, if desired. Yield: 6 servings.