Ham & Cheese Grits Quiche

Recipe by Holly Clegg

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Yields 6 servings


1 cup water
1/3 cup dry quick-cooking grits
1 cup evaporated skim milk
1 cup shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup finely diced ham
2 eggs
2 egg whites
Salt and pepper to taste
Dash of Worcestershire sauce


1. Preheat oven to 350°F. In small saucepan, bring water to boil; stir in grits. Reduce heat, cover, and cook 5 minutes or until slightly thickened.
2. In bowl, combine cooked grits, milk, cheese, ham, eggs, egg whites, salt and pepper, and Worcestershire sauce.
3. Pour mixture into 9-inch pie plate coated with nonstick cooking spray. Bake 30 minutes or until set.


Calories 172, Protein (g) 16, Carbohydrate (g) 12, Fat (g) 6, Cal. from Fat (%) 33, Saturated Fat (g) 3,Dietary Fiber (g) 0, Cholesterol (mg) 93, Sodium (mg) 216,Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 0.5 starch, 0.5 skim milk

Note: This tasty breakfast dish is a good source of calories and protein and can be enjoyed all day long.