Tomato Grits Casserole Recipe

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Tomato Grits Casserole

Pat Campbell

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@fillemup

Dont know for sure where recipe came from, but Im thinking it came from old church recipe book, something like Mt. Zion Baptist Church.Tried it, really liked it, but I love tomatoes. Hope someone else enjoys as much as I have.


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Serves:

8-10

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Ingredients

1 1/4
cup whole milk,
1 tsp
salt
1
cup quick cook grits
1
stick (`1/2 cup) plus 1 tbs butter
1/3
cup thin slice scallions or green onions
garlic minced or garlic powder to taste
2 1/2
cups (10 oz) shredded cheddar cheese, or your choice
1
can (10oz) diced tomatoes and green chilies.

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350. Lightly grease a shallow 2 qt. baking dish. Bring 2 cups water and the milk to a boil in large saucepan.
2
Add salt and then slowly add grits and return to boil, stirring constantly for 1 minute. Reduce heat, cover and cook 3 minutes. Add stick of butter, stir till melted; Cover & cook 3-5 minutes, until thick and creamy. Remove from heat and set aside.
3
Melt remaining 1 T. butter in skillet, add scallions and saute 1 minute, add to grits along with the garlic and 1 1/2 cups cheese. Stir till cheese melts.
4
Add tomatoes, mix well. Pour into baking dish. Bake 40 minutes, sprinkling with rest of cheese last 5 minutes. Bake at 350-375 till bubbly and lightly browned and knife comes out clean.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Side Casseroles
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtags: #cheese, #green, #Grits, #chilies