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.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 1 cup quick-cooking grits
- 1 cup shredded Velveeta
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1 teaspoon garlic salt
- 1 large egg
- 1/4 to 1/3 cup 2% milk
- Additional cheese, optional
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 325 calories, 23g fat (14g saturated fat), 98mg cholesterol, 806mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 9g protein.
Originally published as Garlic Cheese Grits in Country April/May 1998
Aug 4, 2017
These grits are soooo cheesy good! We love them!!
Jul 10, 2014
These were great, but I did use seasoned salt in place of the garlic salt because its what I had on hand. I also threw in some sliced green onions & diced roasted red peppers for color.