What you need

  • 3 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup uncooked grits
  • ½ cup margarine
  • ½ pound Velveeta cheese, cubed
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 four ounce can chopped green chilies

How to prepare

In saucepan bring water to a boil; add salt and grits and cook according to package directions.

Once grits are cooked, stir in margarine and cheese. Add eggs and green chilies and mix well. Turn into ovenproof casserole dish and bake at 350 degrees for 35-45 minutes or until slightly browned around edges.

This recipe was provided by Carol L. Haggett and first published in the January 2013 Our State recipe newsletter.

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For several years, Our State featured recipes from the pages of community and church cookbooks from around North Carolina. These dishes continue to be among some of our most popular and enjoyed.