Mexican Cheese Grits Souffle

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Charmie777

Woohooo The US South, Mexico and France all in one recipe!!! If jalapenos are too hot, sub in the diced green chiles from a can.

Top Review by Clevergirl7

Delicious! Made 1/2 recipe with diced green chilies 'cause that's what I had on hand. Will post pic. Thanks for submitting this great side dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350º.
  2. Stir grits into boiling water; add salt.
  3. Cook 10 to 20 minutes, stirring frequently, until grits are thickened; remove from heat.
  4. Add cheese, stirring until melted.
  5. Saute' onion and garlic in butter; add to grits.
  6. Stir in peppers.
  7. Add a small amount of hot grits to egg yolks, stirring well.
  8. Add egg yolk mixture to grits, mixing well.
  9. Beat egg whites until stiff; fold into grits.
  10. Spoon mixture into a greased 2-qt. casserole.
  11. Bake at 350º for 45-50 minutes.

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