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Tomato Grits Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dana Coats
Added: Friday, July 24, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups water
1 1/4 cup milk
1 tsp. salt
1 cup quick cooking grits
1/2 cup plus 1 tbsp. butter
1/3 cup diced green onions
4 oz. processed cheddar cheese, cubed (Velveeta)
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
2 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1 10 oz. can diced tomatoes and green chilies (suggested: RoTel)

Directions:
Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
2. In a saucepan, bring the water and milk to a boil. Add the salt and slowly add the grits and return to a boil, stirring constantly for one minute.
3. Reduce the heat, cover, and cook for 3 minutes.
4. While stirring the grits, add the 1/2 cup of butter and stir until butter is melted.
5. Cover and cook 3-5 minutes, or until grits are thick and creamy. Remove from heat and set aside.
6. Using a skillet, saute the onions in the remaining tbsp. of butter for 1 minute.
7. Add the processed cheese, garlic powder, 1 1/2 cups cheddar, and onions to the grits, and stir until the cheese is melted.
8. Add the tomatoes and mix well.
9. Pour the grits into a greased 8x11 inch casserole dish and bake for 40 minutes.
10. Sprinkle remaining 1 cup cheese over the casserole for the last 5 minutes of cooking time.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-10 Servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 Prep time/55 min cook time
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a recipe from Paula Deen and it is sooooo yummy!

 

 

 

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