Diva Tasting: Kentucky Cheese Grits…

Kentucky Cheese Grits

Ingredients

¾ Cup Milk

1 Egg

1 Tablespoon Garlic Powder

1 Dash Hot Pepper Sauce

4 Cups Water

1 Teaspoon Salt

1 Cup Quick-Cooking Grits

½ Cup Butter

5 Cups Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese, Divided

Directions

Step 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 2-quart baking dish.

Step 2 Beat milk, egg, garlic powder, and hot pepper sauce in a bowl.

Step 3 Bring water and salt to a boil in a saucepan; cook and stir grits in boiling water until thickened, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat; add butter and about 1/2 of the Cheddar cheese. Stir egg mixture into grits and pour grits into the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle remaining Cheddar cheese over grits.

Step 4 Bake in the preheated oven until cheese is melted and grits are set, about 1 hour. Allow grits to cool 20 to 30 minutes before serving. Grits should be cornbread-like. 10 Servings.

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