Jalapeno Cheese Grits Recipe (Southern Living)
This jalapeno cheese grits recipe flavors up the traditional grits with a lot of cheese & a bit of jalapeño. You will love this recipe! Delicious!
- 4 cups water
- 1//2 tsp salt
- 1 cup Quaker Quick Grits
- 8 oz cream cheese
- 1 tsp crushed garlic
- ¼ cup melted butter
- 2 eggs beaten
- 1 tsp cayenne pepper
- ½ cup finely chopped jalapeño
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
In a large pot, heat water to a boil and add salt. Slowly pour grits into boiling water. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring continuously while cooking. Remove from heat.
Stir in butter, cream cheese, jalapeño, and 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese. Mix until melted.
Add eggs, garlic, cayenne pepper and mix.
Pour grits into a greased 8x8 casserole dish.
Sprinkle the remaining shredded cheddar cheese over top of grits.
Bake 35 to 40 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to rest 10 to 15 minutes before serving.
Calories: 221kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 102mg | Sodium: 251mg | Potassium: 72mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 855IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 141mg | Iron: 0.4mg