Garlic Grits

Garlic Grits


"I love grits, which is strange since I was raised in Wisconsin. My husband on the other hand hates them and he was raised in the south. He however loves these garlicky, cheesy grits. This is a great dish to serve with barbequed ribs or chicken"


35 m servings 378 cals
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Original recipe yields 5 servings



  • Calories:
  • 378 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 24.2 g
  • 37%
  • Carbs:
  • 26.5g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 13.7 g
  • 27%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 93 mg
  • 31%
  • Sodium:
  • 1181 mg
  • 47%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 2 quart casserole dish.
  2. Bring water to a boil in a large saucepan with garlic and salt. Stir in grits, reduce heat to low, and cook until thick, about 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and stir in cheese and butter until melted. In a small bowl, whisk together egg and milk, then stir into grits. Pour grits mixture into greased casserole dish.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes, until firm.
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  1. 31 Ratings


Very good recipe. The grits was very creamy with just a hint of garlic....just right to me. If you like a stronger garlic flavor, you will want to increase the amount. Being from the South, howe...

I know that there are Velveeta haters out there but, honestly folks, it works well in this recipe. I used the "light" version, it melted quickly, and gave these grits a mellow, cheesy taste. T...

My family has used a recipe just like this for the several years. It has become a standard at every holiday meal. We all love it, including my preschoolers.

I, like reviewer Joni, made Garlic Cheese Grits for years using the Kraft Garlic Cheese Roll. Kraft discontinued making the garlic cheese roll and I went into mourning. This recipe is very sim...

Delicious. With some minor personal changes (used less garlic so it would not overpower the children)...these came out very good. My son loved it and requested I make grits like this all the ti...

This recipe was easy and goodness it is good, couldn't wait for the next meal to eat the leftovers!

Excellent, fast, easy side dish! I made bbq tilapia tonight and had this as my side dish. I am not a lover of processed cheese and like to keep calories low, so I used taco flavored shredded ch...

these were delicious! i brought them to a supper club and several people who said that they normally hate grits actually went back for seconds!

Great recipe! I would say to cook them longer than the recipe recommends, 25-30 mins. Also, grits won't necessarily be "firm;" just make sure they're not too watery.