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Garlic Cheese Grits

 Garlic Cheese Grits
My dad prepared this family favorite every Christmas morning. Grits are a true Southern specialty. The garlic and cheese add a tasty touch.
4-6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quick-cooking grits
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded process American cheese (Velveeta)
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup milk
  • Additional cheese, optional

Directions

  • Cook grits according to package directions. Add cheese, butter and
  • garlic salt; stir until cheese and butter are melted. In a measuring
  • cup, beat egg; add milk to measure 1/2 cup. Stir into grits.
  • Pour into a greased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at
  • 350° for 20-25 minutes or until bubbly around the edges.
  • Sprinkle with additional cheese if desired. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 325 calories, 23 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 98 mg cholesterol, 806 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 9 g protein.