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Cheese Grits Recipe

Looking for an easy Cheese Grits recipe? Learn how to make Cheese Grits using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by apinkpony

Makes 12 servings



A cheese grits recipe from Cooking Light.

Recipe Ingredients for Cheese Grits

4 cups water
1 cup uncooked quick-cooking grits
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese
1 tablespoon butter or stick margarine
1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon salt

Recipe Directions for Cheese Grits

Bring the water to a boil in a medium saucepan, and gradually add the grits, stirring constantly. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer for 5 minutes or until thick, stirring occasionally. Remove grits from heat, and stir in the shredded cheese and remaining ingredients.
Categories

Cheese, Breakfast, Side Dish, American-Southern

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 104.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
58
Calories from Fat
38
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.2g
6%
Saturated Fat
2.6g
13%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
12mg
4%
Sodium
193mg
8%
Potassium
16mg
0%
Total Carbohydrates
2.3g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.3g
1%
Sugars
0.3g
Protein
2.6g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 7% Iron 1%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in calcium
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in saturated fat
  • High in sodium
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