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13 INGREDIENTS 6 STEPS 1hr

Tex-Mex Cheesy Grits Casserole

4.7
3 Ratings
This is a grits and cheese casserole with a Mexican flair.
Tex-Mex Cheesy Grits Casserole Recipe | SideChef
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This is a grits and cheese casserole with a Mexican flair.
I am a retired math professor. I love sharing my homestyle recipes, many of them are traditional Southern dishes.
https://www.youtube.com/user/bettyskitchen
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I am a retired math professor. I love sharing my homestyle recipes, many of them are traditional Southern dishes.
https://www.youtube.com/user/bettyskitchen
1hr
Total Time
50min
Active Time
$3.13
Cost Per Serving

Ingredients

Servings
10
US / METRIC
4 cups
Water
1 tsp
1 cup
Quick Cooking Grits
1/2 cup
3 1/3 cups
Frozen Mirepoix , thawed
about 1/3 pound each of chopped onion, chopped green pepper, and chopped celery
1 1/2 cups
1/2 cup
Canned Mild Diced Green Chiles
with liquid
1 cup
Green Enchilada Sauce
for topping
to taste
as needed
Nonstick Cooking Spray

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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
297
FAT
18.5 g
PROTEIN
9.4 g
CARBS
22.7 g

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
Step 2
In a large pot, bring Water (4 cups) to a boil over medium to high heat. Add Salt (1 tsp) and Quick Cooking Grits (1 cup) and return to a boil. Reduce heat to low and cook grits 3 to 5 minutes, stirring often, until thickened. Set aside.
Step 3
In a large skillet, melt Butter (1/4 cup) . Add Mirepoix (3 1/3 cups) to butter and sauté over low to medium heat until softened. Remove sautéed vegetables to a bowl and set aside.
Step 4
In the same skillet, melt Butter (1/4 cup) over medium heat and stir in All-Purpose Flour (3 Tbsp) . Cook and stir until the mixture is bubbly. Add Milk (1 1/2 cups) and cook until sauce thickens. Stir in Shredded Cheddar Cheese (2 cups) , Canned Mild Diced Green Chiles (1/2 cup) , and sautéed vegetables. Season with Salt (to taste) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste) .
Step 5
Pour grits mixture into 9x13x2-inch baking dish that has been sprayed with Nonstick Cooking Spray (as needed) . Pour Green Enchilada Sauce (1 cup) over top. Bake for about 30 to 40 minutes, or until bubbly and beginning to brown.
Step 6
Remove from oven and let rest at least 10 minutes before serving. Serve and enjoy!

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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
297
% Daily Value*
Fat
18.5 g
24%
Saturated Fat
10.9 g
55%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
--
Cholesterol
51.9 mg
17%
Carbohydrates
22.7 g
8%
Fiber
1.4 g
5%
Sugars
5.0 g
--
Protein
9.4 g
19%
Sodium
604.1 mg
26%
Vitamin D
0.1 µg
0%
Calcium
236.3 mg
18%
Iron
0.8 mg
4%
Potassium
46.8 mg
1%
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