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Mexicorn Grits Recipe
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Mexicorn Grits Recipe

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I grew up on grits and have fixed them various ways. I decided to put a new twist on them with this recipe, and my husband says it's a keeper. Even the leftovers are good.—Barbara Moorhead, Gaffney, South Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES: 10 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup plus 1/3 cup butter, divided
  • 1 cup quick-cooking grits
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 can (11 ounces) Mexicorn, drained
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 362 calories, 25 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 108 mg cholesterol, 829 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 12 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, bring milk and 1/2 cup butter to a boil. Slowly stir in grits. Reduce heat; cook and stir for 5-7 minutes.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk the eggs. Stir a small amount of hot grits into eggs; return all to the pan, stirring constantly. Melt remaining butter; stir into grits. Add the corn, chilies, cheese, salt and pepper.
  3. Transfer to a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Mexicorn Grits in Taste of Home June/July 2008, p41

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 362 calories, 25 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 108 mg cholesterol, 829 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 12 g protein.

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Reviewed Nov. 21, 2011

This recipe is such a crowd pleaser!!!

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Reviewed May. 15, 2011

This was so yummy! I did not add the extra 2/3 C butter (my nutritionist side wouldn't let me!) but everything else about it was fabulous. The whole family liked it.

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Reviewed Jan. 6, 2009

This is so delicious, comforting and creamy. My family loves it!

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