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Tex-Mex Cheesy Grits Casserole

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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.
Betty's Kitchen
I am a retired math professor. I love sharing my homestyle recipes, many of them are traditional Southern dishes.
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Betty's Kitchen
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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Total Time
50min
Active Time
$3.13
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Ingredients

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Servings:
10
Serves 10
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
to taste
Nonstick Cooking Spray
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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
293
FAT
18.1 g
PROTEIN
9.8 g
CARBS
22.8 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 (to taste) spray. 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
293
% Daily Value*
Fat
18.1 g
23%
Saturated Fat
11.4 g
57%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
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Cholesterol
53.5 mg
18%
Carbohydrates
22.8 g
8%
Fiber
1.4 g
5%
Sugars
4.9 g
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Protein
9.8 g
20%
Sodium
598.0 mg
26%
Vitamin D
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Calcium
238.0 mg
18%
Iron
0.8 mg
4%
Potassium
29.2 mg
1%
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