Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 10 mins

This is a simplified version of this favorite side dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Bring milk to a simmer in a small saucepan over medium heat.
  3. Add 1/2 teaspoon salt and,stirring constantly, add the grits in a slow steady stream.
  4. Continue stirring until thick--about 25 minutes.
  5. Transfer to a large bowl and cool slightly.
  6. Stir cheese, yolks,and corn into grits.
  7. Transfer mixture to a large bowl and add the remaining salt and the pepper.
  8. Beat egg whites in a bowl until stiff peaks form.
  9. Gently fold egg whites,in thirds,into the corn mixture.
  10. Fill 8 one-cup ramekins and place on baking sheet.
  11. Bake until puffed-40 to 45 minutes.
  12. Serve immediately.