Baked Cheese Grits

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Elizabeth Fullerton

A Southern specialty

Top Review by J Womack

A family favorite. I omit the red pepper and double the cheese. Reserve a half cup or so of cheese to top with for the last five minutes or so of cooking. Also, I use a nice sharp cheddar.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350F degrees and lightly grease a shallow 2 quart baking dish.
  2. Bring milk and water to boil in a large heavy saucepan over high heat.
  3. Slowly stir in grits and continue stirring until they start to boil.
  4. Reduce heat to low and cook until thick (4-6 minutes), Stir often.
  5. Remove from heat, stir in cheese and remaining ingredients.
  6. Make sure to keep stirring until well blended and smooth.
  7. Pour into dish.
  8. Bake until puffed and lightly browned, 35- 40 minutes.

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