Pan-Fried Cheese Grits
Recipe from Taste of the South
Total Time: 2 hrs 31 mins
see savings6 cupswater
see savings2 1/2 teaspoonssalt, divided
see savings1 1/2 cupsstone-ground grits
see savings6 tablespoonsunsalted butter
see savings3 cupsshredded sharp Cheddar cheese
see savings1/2 teaspoongarlic powder
see savings2 cupsall-purpose flour
see savings1/2 teaspoonground black pepper
see savings4 - 6 tablespoonscanola oil
Grease an 8-1/2 x 4-1/2-inch loaf pan; set aside.
In a large saucepan, combine water and 1-1/2 teaspoons salt. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Gradually add grits, stirring to combine. Reduce heat to low. Cook, stirring frequently, for 20 to 30 minutes, or until grits are thick and creamy. Remove grits from heat and let cool slightly.
Add butter, cheese, and garlic powder, stirring to combine. Pour cooked grits into greased pan.
Refrigerate for 2 hours, or until firm.
Invert grits onto a cutting board. Cut into 1/2-inch slices.