- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a 4-quart cast-iron pan bring 1 quart water, 1 tablespoon salt, and butter to a boil. Add grits, reduce heat to low, and simmer 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Fold in remaining ingredients, cover pan, and bake for 20 minutes. Uncover and bake 20 minutes longer until the top browns. Add salt to taste. Serve.