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Siri's Baked Cheese Grits Cups
Siri Daly's Fried Chicken Sliders + Mini Cheese Grit Cups + Grapefruit Rosemary Julep
Nathan Congleton / TODAY
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Carson grew up eating cheesy grits that his mom prepared with their proper Southern breakfasts, and preparing them in individual ramekins is a fun twist on a traditional classic.

Technique tip: Buttering the ramekins will prevent the grits from sticking.

Swap option: You can try different cheeses, like a Monterey Jack or a Pepper Jack for some spice.

Ingredients

    • Butter, for ramekins
    • 1 cup old-fashioned grits
    • 1½ cups grated sharp cheddar cheese
    • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
    • 2 eggs
    • 1/2 cup whole milk
    • Chives, chopped (optional)

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly butter bottom and sides of ramekins.

2. Prepare grits according to package instructions, then whisk in the cheese until melted. Remove from heat, and season to taste with a generous amount of salt and pepper.

3. In a small bowl, whisk together milk and eggs. Pour egg mixture into grits and stir to combine.

4. Divide evenly among six 6-ounce ramekins. Bake for 30-40 minutes, or until set in the center. Top with chopped chives if using.

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