Recipe courtesy of Paula Deen
Save Recipe Print
Tomato Grits
Total:
1 hr 5 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
55 min
Yield:
8 to 10 servings
Level:
Intermediate
Total:
1 hr 5 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
55 min
Yield:
8 to 10 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

In a saucepan, bring the water and milk to a boil. Add the salt and slowly add the grits and return to a boil, stirring constantly for 1 minute. Reduce the heat, cover, and cook for 3 minutes. While stirring the grits add the 1/2 cup of butter and stir until butter is melted. Cover and cook for 3 to 5 minutes, or until the grits are thick and creamy. Remove from heat and set aside.

Using a skillet, saute the onions in the remaining tablespoon of butter for 1 minute. Add the processed cheese, garlic powder, 1 1/2 cups cheddar, and onions to grits, and stir until the cheese is melted. Add the tomatoes and mix well. Pour the grits into a greased 8 by 11 by 2-inch casserole and bake for 40 minutes. Sprinkle remaining 1 cup cheese over the casserole for the last 5 minutes of cooking time.

Best of Food Network 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Giant Chocolate Lava Cake 00:36

Create this cake's lava center by burying ice cream bars in the batter.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Cheese Grits

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Shrimp and Grits

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Shrimp and Grits

Recipe courtesy of Joe Barnett

Lemon-Garlic Shrimp and Grits

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Tomato Bisque

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Quick Creamy Tomato Soup

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Homemade Tomato Soup

Recipe courtesy of Michael Chiarello

Roasted Tomato Soup

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Browse Reviews By Keyword