Cheesy Baked Grits

Cheesy Baked Grits


"I had this at a party at a colleague's house. I've loved cheese grits for years, but these are by far the best I've ever had."


1 h 25 m servings 267 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 267 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 19.5 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.5g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 8.4 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 56 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium:
  • 453 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a medium baking dish.
  2. Bring the milk to a boil in a pot over medium heat. Melt 1/2 cup butter in the boiling milk. Gradually mix in the grits, and cook 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, and season with salt and pepper. Beat with a whisk or electric mixer until smooth. Mix in the Cheddar cheese and 1/3 cup butter. Transfer to the prepared baking dish, and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  3. Bake 1 hour in the preheated oven, until firm.
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  1. 69 Ratings


I really love this recipe. I moved to the South a few years ago and have been looking for a good recipe like the cheese grits they serve at some restaurants here. The only change I made was stir...

These were pretty good. I used two eggs as suggested (it definately needs them) but other than that, made the recipe as is. I will definately make these again but next time I think I will divide...

Interesting and yummy. These weren't runny like grits I've had before (let me freely admit now that I've only rarely had grits; I have no idea how they're "supposed to" be). I can see why the ...

Excellent sidedish casserole! I added 2 eggs and a big dollop of reduced fat sour cream. It cooked in about 35 minutes. Even the kids liked it!

These are good, but I have had better baked grits recipes so I didn't give them five starts. I reduced to 4 servings and baked in a 8 inch loaf pan. I also used fat free milk and 50% low fat c...

These are trouble (in a good way). I liked that I could make them ahead, and that they were easy to assemble. They were a welcome alternative to mashed potatoes. Tonight I served them with brai...

Good recipie! My mom makes baked grits every year for Christmas morning / brunch ( I think because she can bake them the nite before, and then just heat them up). This recipie is very close to h...

This was my first attempt at making grits, and for the longest time I haven't known what they are -bear in mind I am from Canada's East Coast-. We didn't have fresh parmesan on hand, so I improv...

These are a little more time-consuming than regular grits, but worth it. The cheeses, especially the parmesan were a nice addition.