Made in Oklahoma: ‘Kicked Up Grits’

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OKLAHOMA CITY – If you’re looking for a breakfast meal that will keep you warm, you will love the ‘Kicked Up Grits’ recipe.


  • 1 cup quick-cooking grits or 1 cup instant grits
  • Water
  • 4 tablespoons Hiland butter, cut into pieces
  • 8 ounces Velveeta cheese
  • 1 (4.5-ounce) can chopped green chiles
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten

Cook grits according to package directions, with typically 4 cups of boiling water for quick-cooking grits or 1 1/3 cups water for instant grits. Stir to combine water and grits.

Immediately add Hiland butter, cheese, green chiles, salt, red pepper and eggs. Stir until blended.

Pour into a 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

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