Mexican Cheese Grits Casserole

Mexican Cheese Grits Casserole Recipe

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Judy Martin

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@hillcrestchurchcook

Grits are a staple in the south. We eat them any meal, any time. This recipe is a good way to start eating grits if you have never tried them. It has cheese, onions, green chilies, and eggs in the casserole to enhance the flavor and texture of the grits. Hope you will give grits a try!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
10-12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

1 c
quick grits (cooks in 5 min.) uncooked
8 oz
velveeta cheese
1/2 c
milk
2 large
eggs
1 small
onion, chopped
2 clove
garlic, pressed
1 small
red bell pepper, chopped
1 small
can green chilies, chopped
12 oz
shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1/4 tsp
ground red pepper
2 Tbsp
butter

How to Make Mexican Cheese Grits Casserole

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cook grits according to package directions.
  • 2Stir in Velveeta cheese until melted.
  • 3Stir together the milk and the eggs. Beat, then stir into grits.
  • 4Melt 2 Tbsp. in large skillet. Add onion, bell pepper, garlic, and chili peppers. Saute until onion is tender.
  • 5Stir onion mixture and 1 cup grated cheddar and red pepper into grits. Pour into a buttered 9X13" baking dish. Cover with foil.
  • 6Bake 350 degrees for 30 min. Then sprinkle with remaining cheddar cheese and bake uncovered another 5-10 min. until bubbly and cheese is melted.

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About Mexican Cheese Grits Casserole

Course/Dish: Breakfast Casseroles
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #hot, #cheesy, #spicy, #filling