Kentucky Derby Recipes: Garlic Cheese Grits

May 3, 2012 9:12:24 AM PDT
Kentucky Derby-inspired recipes from South Branch Tavern & Grille in Chicago

Grits

    Ingredients:
  • 3 1/2 Cup water
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 cup ground corn grits
  • 4 Tbs butter, diced
  • 3 large eggs, separated
  • 1/3 lb aged cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup garlic, miced
  • Cayenne pepper to taste

Procedure: In a sauce pot bring water to a boil with salt and slowly add the grits stirring while you add.

Reduce heat and simmer until thickened about 15 minutes.

Take off stove and add butter, cheese, garlic, egg yolks and seasonings mix well.

Place in container in and cover to keep warm.


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