Tomato Grits Casserole

Tomato Grits Casserole

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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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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.

How to Make Tomato Grits Casserole

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.

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About Tomato Grits Casserole

Course/Dish: Side Casseroles
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian



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