Add to GuideAsk a Question
To Top

Recipes Using Grits

Category Vegetables
Even if you are not from the south, you can enjoy many delicious dishes made using grits. This page contains recipes using grits.


Share on ThriftyFunThis guide contains the following solutions. Have something to add? Please share your solution!

By 1 found this helpful
November 3, 2009

This recipe is cheap and different! It is tasty for breakfast, or as side dish for any other meal. It freezes nicely and carries well to get togethers. I changed it up from much richer, more expensive versions that called for heavy whipping cream.




In large heavy saucepan or pot heat the milk, water and bouillon cube to just below a boil. Slowly whisk in grits and cook for 5-10 minutes or until thickened, stirring often to prevent scorching.

When grits are thickened, stir in 1 and 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese and allow to melt (reserve 1/4 cup for top). Remove from heat.

Meanwhile, wash greens and heat bacon drippings in large skillet over high heat. Put greens in skillet while still a little wet from washing. Cook until thoroughly wilted, then drain. If using frozen greens, just heat and drain well; if canned, just drain well. Chop greens up very fine. Stir into grits mixture. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Pour into casserole dish (I use 2 pie pans and freeze one of these for later). Top with crumbled bacon and remaining 1/4 cup cheese. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees F until bubbly, about 20-25 minutes. You want it to still be a little bit loose. It will thicken as it stands. Use broiler to brown top.

This freezes well. Just thaw beforehand and cook as above, adding another 10-15 minutes.

Servings: 8
Time:20 Minutes Preparation Time
22-27 Minutes Cooking Time

Source: Bought one at a bake sale, then searched for it on the web. Found several, but adjusted the recipe to make it cheaper!

By Shawna from Paris

Comment Was this helpful? 1

By 1 found this helpful
October 21, 2008


  • 6 cups boiling water
  • 1 1/2 cups grits (prepared according to package directions)
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 cup margarine
  • 1 lb. sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • Tabasco sauce, to taste


In a saucepan, prepare the grits according to the package directions, using 6 cups of water. In an oven-proof dish, combine all ingredients, mixing well. Bake in a 250 degree F oven for 1 hour.

By Robin from Washington, IA

Comment Was this helpful? 1

By 0 found this helpful
May 4, 2009

A bit too hot for me, but those who like spicy dishes love this!



Stir grits into salted boiling water in heavy saucepan gradually. Return to a boil; reduce heat. Cook for 2 1/2-5 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally. Stir in cheese, butter, milk, eggs, garlic, olives and peppers. Cook over low heat until cheese is melted. Pour into greased 2 qt. casserole. Bake for 1 hour at 350 degrees F.

By Robin from Washington, IA

Comment Was this helpful? Yes

By 0 found this helpful
July 21, 2006


  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup enriched white hominy quick grits
  • 1/4 tsp. salt (optional)
  • 1 cup (4 oz.) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • Advertisement
  • 1/3 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup margarine or butter
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/8 tsp. liquid red pepper sauce


Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease 1-quart casserole. Bring water to a boil in heavy saucepan; stir in grits and salt. Return to a boil; reduce heat. Cook, uncovered, 2 to 4 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally. Stir in remaining ingredients; continue cooking over low heat until cheese is melted. Pour into prepared casserole. Bake 30 minutes. Serves 4

By Anna from Fort Wayne

Comment Was this helpful? Yes
Related Content
Food and Recipes Recipes VegetablesFebruary 28, 2012
Rice Krispie Cereal Bar
Recipes Using Rice Krispies
Root Vegetables
Recipes Using Root Vegetables
Green beans flavored with a small amount of bacon bits.
Recipes Using Green Beans
Dried pinto beans in a bowl
Recipes Using Dried Pinto Beans
Back to School Ideas!
Summer Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/08/16 03:08:58 in 530 msecs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!