Cheese Grits

Two white bowls of cheese grits.

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This Cheese Grits recipe is Southern comfort food at it's finest. Creamy, rich, and cheesy, grits makes an excellent breakfast or dinner side dish.


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  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup quick grits
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded


  1. Combine broth, milk, and salt in a saucepan. Heat over medium heat to simmering.
  2. Add the grits slowly while stirring. Stir until well combined.
  3. Cover and reduce heat to low. Cook for 3-4 minutes. Remove the lid and stir for 1-2 minutes. Grits will be tender when done. Replace lid and allow to cook for another 3-4 minutes or until thickened. 
  4. Stir in pepper, butter and cheese.
  5. Top with additional cheese and butter before serving, if desired.


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