Saturday, September 17, 2011
Easy Bacon-Cheese Grits
1 Cup regular grits
2 Cups water
1 Cup milk
1/2 stick butter, softened
2 eggs, beaten
2 Cups cheddar/monterey jack cheese blend, shredded
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon Tabasco
1/2 lb. bacon, cooked, drained and crumbled
1/2 Cup chopped green onions, optional
1. In 4 quart saucepan, bring water to a boil and add salt and grits. Reduce heat to medium and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in the butter, until combined.
2. Stir in half the cheese and bacon, and the green onions, and mix well. Whisk the egg and milk mixture and Tabasco into the grits and whisk quickly until well combined.
3. Spoon into a well greased 9 x13 baking pan. Top with remaining bacon and cheese. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 20 minutes or until cheese melts.