Home-style Cheesy Grits

Joanne Hendriksen

By
@Elizabeth33

There is a variety of ways to enjoy this menu item. Serve with butter or milk & sugar. Or try with raisins, cinnamon or brown sugar. For Meaty Breakfast Grits: Add 1/4 cup diced ham, cooked, crumbled bacon or 1/2 cup cooked, chopped sausage. Serve with eggs.
Lunch or Dinner: Use chicken or beef broth in place of water ( omit salt); prepare as directed.


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Rating:

Serves:

4

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

3 c
water
dash
salt and pepper
3/4 c
enriched hominy quick grits/semola de maiz
2 slice
american cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Bring water and salt to a boil in medium saucepan; briskly stir in grits until bubbly
(Stir quik-being careful not to get hot-splashed! )
2
Cover pan; reduce heat to low. Cook stirring occasionally, for 5-6 minutes then set aside when finished cooking.

( leftovers can be refrigerated overnight)
3
at this point-add thin sliced cheese stirring cheese slices into hot grits with only minimal amount of stirring for best results.
4
Note: For creamier, thicker grits, cook longer.
For thinner grits, add more water.

Microwave Directions: ( singer serving):
Combine water, salt & grits in medium microwave-safe bowl; cover. Microwave on HIGH power for 3-5 minutes or until thickened (stirring halfway through cooking time).

Microwave oven vary; adjust time accordingly.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Low Sodium, Wheat Free, Soy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy