Cheese and Jalapeno Grits Casserole

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

I LOVE GRITS! This is a great recipe and I like to serve this for breakfast with biscuits and gravy and then take a long walk or roll back into bed!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Butter a casserole dish-8 1/2 x 11 Place the hot grits in a large bowl and stir in the cheese, butter, cayenne, garlic, salt and jalapeno peppers.
  3. Whisk the eggs well and stir into the grit mixture.
  4. Pour into the casserole dish and bake until set and lightly browned, around 45 minutes.


Most Helpful

Very nice recipe! We enjoyed the kick from the jalapeno and cayenne pepper. I only needed two servings, so I scaled down the recipe and baked in two ramekins. Perfect! Thanks for sharing! Made for Culinary Quest '14.

Starrynews August 10, 2014

John's mom sent us some grits and I hunted for a recipe, he liked the sound of this one and am I glad he chose this! I have only ever had them with butter and salt&pepper, I like them that way but this opens up a whole new dimension for them, We very much enjoyed this recipe and I want to make it again this weekend I always make a large Sunday breakfast, can't wait!

Tahiti April 07, 2004

Made for the FF&F Best of 2014 event & recommended by Vickie, this was like visiting Dallas & having breakfast w/my sister who introduced me to this genre & also serves it w/biscuits & gravy. I used my brought-back-from-the-US supply of grits & Gouda for the cheese, but admit to going light w/the jalapeno for the sake of my DH whose palate is more sensitive than mine. This recipe is a classic. Thx for sharing it w/us.

twissis January 29, 2015

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