A simple recipe for garlic cheese grits casserole is Kentucky garlic cheese grits from Allrecipes, which calls for milk, garlic powder, butter, grits and cheddar cheese. Another easy recipe is Cooking Light's baked garlic-cheese grits.
To make baked garlic-cheese grits, slowly pour 1 cup of uncooked quick-cooking grits into 4 cups of boiling water combined with 1 1/4 teaspoons of salt. Reduce heat to a simmer, and cook the grits covered for eight minutes. Remove the grits from the eat, and stir in 1 cup of shredded reduced-fat extra-sharp cheddar cheese and 1 tablespoon of butter. Whisk together 3/4 cup of reduced-fat milk, 2 teaspoons of garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon of hot pepper sauce and 2 large eggs in a bowl, and then combine the mixture into the grits.
Spoon the mixture into a greased casserole dish, and bake it at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 45 minutes. Sprinkle on 1/2 cup of shredded reduced-fat extra-sharp cheddar cheese on top, and return it to the oven for 15 more minutes.
Make Kentucky garlic cheese grits by cooking 1 cup of quick-cooking grits in 4 cups of boiling water for five minutes and stirring in 1/4 cup of butter and 6 ounces of shredded sharp cheddar cheese. In a separate bowl, combine 3/4 cup of milk, 1 egg, 1 tablespoon of garlic powder and 1 dash of hot pepper sauce. Add the egg mixture to the grits, spoon everything into a casserole dish, and sprinkle the grits with 6 ounces of shredded sharp cheddar cheese. Bake the grits at 350 degrees F for one hour.