Baked Cheesy Grits Recipe: This Puffy Cheese Grits Recipe May Turn You Into a Fan of Grits by 30Seconds Food

Breakfast Side Dishes
a month ago
Baked Cheesy Grits Recipe: This Puffy Cheese Grits Recipe May Turn You Into a Fan of Grits

Don't think you're a fan of grits? Well, this cheesy baked grits recipe may change your mind about this southern classic. Serve for breakfast, brunch or even at dinner as a side dish.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour and 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour and 15 minutes

Servings: 8


  • 3/4 cup grits
  • 3 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups grated cheddar cheese, gouda, white cheddar or your favorite cheese
  • 1/2 - 1 teaspoon hot sauce (or to taste)
  • 2 eggs

Here's how to make it:

  1. Bring the water and salt to a boil and cook the grits as recommended on the package. 
  2. Stir in the butter, cheese and hot sauce until butter has melted.
  3. Add the eggs and whisk well to prevent them from scrambling. 
  4. Pour the mixture into a greased 2-quart baking dish. Bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven for about 1 hour. 

Take 30 seconds and join the 30Seconds community and follow us on Facebook to get recipes in your newsfeed daily. Inspire and be inspired.

Related Products on Amazon We Think You May Like:

Grits $2 & Up
Hot Sauce
Hot Sauce $2 & Up

30Second Mobile, Inc. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.

Hash Browns Potato Recipe: This Easy Hash Browns Recipe Is Easy Like Sunday Morning

Easy Shrimp & Grits Recipe: This Cajun Shrimp With Cheesy Grits Recipe Is Ready in 25 Minutes

Easy Pumpkin Polenta Recipe: Creamy 5-Ingredient Pumpkin Polenta Recipe Is Fall Comfort Food

Crazy Good Candied Bacon Recipe: This Easy Brown Sugar & Pecan Bacon Recipe Is Heaven

Donna John
There are good grits ... and bad grits. This is definitely a good one!
Looks amazing! 🙌🏼

join discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

Easy Risotto Recipes: This Delicious Risi e Bisi Recipe Is Simply Italian Rice With Peas & Ham

Skinny Cauliflower Latkes Recipe: Kick Off Hanukkah With This Healthier Baked Latke Recipe

Easiest Saffron Risotto Recipe: A Creamy Saffron Risotto Recipe on the Table in About 30 Minutes

Baked Pumpkin Patties Recipe: This Pumpkin Patties Recipe Is the New Thanksgiving Side Dish on the Block

Got 30 seconds? Sign up for and get the best of our tips each week!