Cheese Grits Casserole

Cheese Grits Casserole

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10 min.
60 min.
6 side-dish servings

Cheese Grits Casserole makes an excellent alternative as a side dish to serve with meat, chicken or fish. This easy-to-make recipe takes less than 1 hour to prepare and has a delicious flavor.


  • 3 cups water
  • 3/4 cup ALBERS® Quick Grits
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese, divided
  • 3/4 cup NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
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PREHEAT oven to 375° F. Grease a 2-quart baking dish.

BRING water to a boil in a medium saucepan; slowly stir in grits. Cover pan; reduce heat to low. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 to 6 minutes.

ADD 1 1/2 cups cheese, evaporated milk and butter to saucepan; stir until cheese and butter are melted. Add eggs, hot pepper sauce and pepper; stir well. Pour into prepared baking dish; sprinkle with remaining cheese.

BAKE for 40 to 45 minutes or until golden brown and puffy. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

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CHEESY Good Grits

Had not made this in years and forgot how good and what a great comfort food. Yummy.

- Carrie Farrell from CLAYTON, NJ

Good Grits

We liked this dish very much. I left out the hot sauce becauce of small children. It was easy and filling. Yum!

- ANNE CLARK from Kings Mountain, NC

cheesy grits casserole

This recipe was so easy to make and super tasting - very creamy with a "POP" of flavor... excellent side dish with grilled or roasted chicken.

- Rita McTighe from Natrona Heights, PA

These Grits I Like

Normally grits & I do not get along well, but these cheesy grits are an exception. Easy to make and the taste is surprisingly good.

- Cora Hunt from Topeka, KS

Great Cheesy Grits

I have always loves grits and can remember my grandmother making cheese grits. This is a great recipe for a quick and easy way to fix great old-fashioned cheese grits! My family loved it when we had it with a ham dinner last week. Also tried it with shrimp; what a great meal!

- Susan Foster from Newark, DE

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/6 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 6

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 370
  • Calories from Fat: 230
  • Total Fat: 26g (40% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 15g (75% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 145mg (49% of DV)
  • Sodium: 380mg (16% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 20g (7% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: .5g (2% of DV)
  • Sugars: 3g
  • Protein: 15g
  • Vitamin A: 15% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 0% of DV
  • Calcium: 35% of DV
  • Iron: 2% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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