SOUTHERN CHEESE GRITS (Adapted from thevintagemixer.com)
1/2 cup of grits, cooked according to directions on box
1/4 cup of milk
3/4 stick of butter (6 Tablespoons)
1 1/2 cups of grated sharp cheddar cheese
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/3 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1 TBSP scallions
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees and butter or spray 4 ramekins or a 8×8 baking dish. Cook the grits according the the directions on the box. On the stovetop, melt butter with minced garlic.
Add in the cooked grits, cheese, and milk.
Stir over medium heat until combined, then cool to luke warm. Whisk the two eggs together with salt and pepper and scallions, then add the eggs to the warm grits. Stir everything until well combined then ladle out into the ramekins or a baking dish.
Bake at 325 for 30-40 minutes or until beginning to brown on top. (The time will depend on the dish you’re cooking them in). Serve immediately.