This recipe is a holiday tradition in the popular singer-songwriter's family.
- Posted on Jan 5, 2011
My grandmother Zell Grant made her trademark cheese grits as a side dish for family dinners, including Thanksgiving and Christmas.
|4 c. water||1 c. milk|
|1 c. Quaker Quick Grits||2 6-oz. packages Kraft garlic cheese spread, sliced*|
|1 tsp. salt||½ c. butter|
|2 eggs||½ c. cubed paprika|
1. Heat oven to 300°F. Boil water in a saucepan. Add grits and salt. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
2. Meanwhile, beat eggs with milk in a separate bowl. Add cheese, butter, milk-and-egg mixture to grits. Stir until melted. Pour into a 2-quart casserole dish.
3. Bake 45 minutes or until top is golden brown. Sprinkle with paprika.
*If you can't find garlic cheese spread, substitute 1½ cups cubed Velveeta and 1 teaspoon minced garlic.
Nutritional Information: Calories: 470; Fat: 33g; Cholesterol: 85mg; Sodium: 800mg; Total Carbohydrates: 33g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugars: 7g; Protein: 10g.
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