Cheese Grits

Two white bowls of cheese grits.

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.


Keywords: comfort food,corn,grits,southern food,

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