BAKED CHEESE GRITS

This is one of Emeril Lagasse recipes and it is excellent. Great served with pork or poultry! Hey all of you Yankees, don't be afraid of grits. They are nothing but small broken grains of hominy corn.

Serves: 8 servings
Difficulty: Medium - some experience needed

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Dietary guidance: v 

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Ingredients

2 cups yellow grits, not quick or instant grits
1 stick (1/4 pound) butter
1 ½ teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons chopped garlic
8 ounces cheddar cheese, grated (about 2 cups)
3 eggs
1 cup milk

Method

1. Preheat oven to 350°.
2. Prepare the grits according to the package directions. Add the butter, salt, pepper, garlic and cheese. Mix until the butter and cheese melt. Beat together the eggs and milk. Add to the grits and mix well.
3. Pour into a square (8 x 2 inch) baking dish. Bake for about 1 hours, or until the mixture sets.
4. Serve immediately

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