Tomato Grits

Recipe by Gwanny Hill
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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Lightly grease a 9"x11" casserole dish.
  • Bring water and milk to boil in medium saucepan.
  • Add salt and slowly STIR in grits; return to boil.
  • Stir grits for one full minute.
  • Reduce heat, cover and cook for three minutes.
  • Stir and add the stick of butter, stirring until it melts.
  • Cover and cook 3-5 minutes more or until grits are thick and creamy.
  • Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Saute onions in remaining butter; add garlic cheese, 1 1/2 cup of the cheddar cheese and the sauteed onions to grits and stir until cheese is melted.
  • Add tomatoes and mix well.
  • Stirring constantly, add small amount of hot grits mixture to beaten eggs before adding the eggs to the full mixture.
  • Pour into prepared casserole dish and bake for 40 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with remaining cup of cheddar cheese and cook an additional 5 minutes to allow cheese to melt.
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