Baked cheese grits are southern comfort food hot from the oven.
6 cups water
1 1/2 cups grits
2 teaspoons salt
4 cups (1 pound) shredded cheddar cheese
1 teaspoon savory
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/8 teaspoon liquid hot pepper sauce
1/8 teaspoon paprika
3 large eggs, beaten
- In a medium saucepan over medium heat, bring water to a boil. Slowly add grits and cook for 30 minutes, stirring constantly.
- Remove from heat and stir in salt, shredded cheddar cheese, savory, butter, liquid hot pepper sauce, paprika, and beaten eggs. Stir and pour into a 1 1/2-quart baking dish.
- Bake in a 250°F (120°C) oven for 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
Makes 8 servings.