Cheesy Corn & Grits


Posted: September 20

Time: 50 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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Bring a taste of the south right into your kitchen with this delicious Cheesy Corn and Grits. Cheesy Corn and Grits are filling, creamy, and take less than an hour to make. They’re perfectly balanced between sweet and savory flavors, and are as rich as they are golden! Be sure to add the last sprinkle of cheese right as you pull these easy-baked grits out of the oven for the perfect gooey topping!


Ingredients

• 1 1/2 cups water • 1 teaspoon instant vegetable bouillon granules • 1/2 cup quick-cooking grits • 1/4 cup green onions or chives, finely chopped • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded and divided • 2 eggs, slightly beaten • 1/2 cup milk • 1 (8 ounce) can cream-style corn • 1/4 cup cheddar cheese, shredded

Directions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2

Lightly grease a 1-quart casserole dish.

Step 3

In a medium saucepan, bring the water and vegetable granules to a boil.

Step 4

Gradually stir in the grits.

Step 5

Remove the saucepan from the heat.

Step 6

Cover and let the grits stand for 5 minutes.

Step 7

Stir in the onion and 1/2 of the cheddar cheese.

Step 8

Stir in the eggs, milk, and corn.

Step 9

Transfer the grits to the prepared casserole dish.

Step 10

Bake, uncovered, until set in the center, about 45-50 minutes.

Step 11

Sprinkle the top of the grits with the remaining cheese.

Step 12

Let it stand 1-2 minutes before serving to melt the cheese.


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