Plantation Grits

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Servings: 8
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 45 min
Difficulty: Easy

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4 cups half-and-half
4 tablespoons butter
2 teaspoons salt
1 cup quick-cook grits
8 ounces grated Cheddar, plus more for garnish, optional
8 ounces grated Monterey Jack cheese, plus more for garnish, optional
4 ounces cream cheese
2 eggs


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9 by 13-inch casserole dish.

Slowly bring the half-and-half, 2 tablespoons butter and salt to a boil. Slowly whisk in the grits, stirring constantly for several minutes. Add all the cheeses and allow to melt. Temper the eggs into the grits and stir together. Pour into casserole dish and bake for 25 to 35 minutes. Top with additional grated cheese if desired.

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Reader Comments:


On the show she used a few dashes of hot sauce which I notice is not included in the recipe above. Haven't made this yet, but when I do I will definitely include that missing ingredient! Sounds yummy!

By Susan Howard on June 04, 2012


Fabulous! I made these for Christmas brunch and everyone loved them!

By atingstrom on December 26, 2011

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