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Cheesy Garlic Grits Recipe

Cheesy Garlic Grits Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 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.

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.

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

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

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

"Very dry"

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