Eggs Baked With Grits and Ham

Recipe by ratherbeswimmin
READY IN: 50mins




  • Preheat the oven to 350°.
  • Lightly grease an 8-inch square baking pan with butter, oil, or cooking spray.
  • In a medium saucepan, cook the grits according to package directions.
  • Once the grits are cooked, stir in 3/4 cup of Cheddar cheese, the ham, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, and the garlic powder and continue stirring until the cheese melts.
  • Scrape the grits mixture into the prepared pan.
  • Using a spoon, make four egg-size indents in the grits mixture.
  • Crack 1 egg into each nest.
  • Season the eggs lightly with salt and pepper.
  • Top with the remaining 1/2 cup Cheddar.
  • Bake until the whites are set but the yolks are still runny and the cheese is melted, 15-20 minutes.
  • Serve sprinkled with the scallions.