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What are some directions for making Quaker grits?

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Quick Answer

Prepare Quaker Quick Grits in about 5 minutes by adding 1/4 cup of grits and a dash of salt to boiling water. Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook, while stirring occasionally. For a hearty side dish, consider making a more involved grits recipe.

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Baked Cheese Garlic Grits

A hearty helping of baked grits is a perfect pairing for a meat main course. Plus, this side dish uses Quaker Quick Grits, so it whips up fast.

Prep time: 5 minutes

Total time: 65 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Quaker Quick Grits
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 clove garlic
  1. Prepare the grits
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 F. Cook the quick grits by pouring them into boiling water and turning the temperature down to a simmer.

  3. Prepare the casserole
  4. Mix the cheese, butter, milk, eggs and garlic into the grits. Pre-scramble the eggs before adding to make combining them into the grits easier. Stir until everything is well mixed.

  5. Bake the cheese grits casserole
  6. Pour the grits mixture into a greased 2-quart casserole dish. Put in the oven and bake for 1 hour. Remove and allow the casserole to cool slightly before serving.

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