Cheesy Garlic Grits Recipe

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Cheesy Garlic Grits Recipe
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Cheesy Garlic Grits Recipe

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This recipe is the perfect side dish for brunch. The grits are so smooth and creamy and have so much flavor from the cheese and garlic.—Rose Tuttle, Oviedo, Florida
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup quick-cooking grits
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat process cheese (Velveeta)
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup cornflakes, coarsely crushed
  • 1 teaspoon butter, melted

Directions

In a saucepan, bring water to a boil. Slowly stir in grits. Reduce heat; cook and stir for 4-5 minutes or until thickened. Add cheese and garlic powder; stir until cheese is melted. Pour into greased 2-cup baking dish.
In a small bowl, combine cornflakes and butter; sprinkle over grits. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 10-15 minutes or until firm and top is lightly toasted. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Garlic Cheese Grits in Cooking for One or Two Cookbook 2003, p25

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 186 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 662mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 9g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 medium-fat meat, 1/2 fat.

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup quick-cooking grits
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat process cheese (Velveeta)
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup cornflakes, coarsely crushed
  • 1 teaspoon butter, melted
  1. In a saucepan, bring water to a boil. Slowly stir in grits. Reduce heat; cook and stir for 4-5 minutes or until thickened. Add cheese and garlic powder; stir until cheese is melted. Pour into greased 2-cup baking dish.
  2. In a small bowl, combine cornflakes and butter; sprinkle over grits. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 10-15 minutes or until firm and top is lightly toasted. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Garlic Cheese Grits in Cooking for One or Two Cookbook 2003, p25

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tigercat2 User ID: 3528530 110904
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2012

"Leave the corn flakes out and it would be good."

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CjnQn3 User ID: 5895629 92147
Reviewed Mar. 23, 2011

"Very dry"

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