Ham and Cheese Grits

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

Use leftover ham in this savory Southern comfort food dish.


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Serves:

4 Servings

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

4 c
nonfat milk
1 1/4 c
quick cooking grits
1/2 tsp
salt
2 c
cubed cooked ham (about 1/2 pound)
4 oz
havarti cheese, shredded or cut into thin slices
1/4 c
plus 2 tablespoons green onion, thinly sliced and divided

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a 2 1/2- quart saucepan, bring milk just to a simmer over medium-high heat.

Slowly whisk in grits. Reduce heat to low and cover. Continue to whisk every minute to keep from forming lumps.

Cook about 5 minutes or until grits begin to thicken.
2
Add ham, cheese, and 1/4 cup cup green onion; stir until cheese begins to melt.

Cover and remove from heat; let stand 3 to 4 minutes or until heated through.
3
Stir again; spoon into serving dishes. Garnish with remaining 2 tablespoons green onion and serve warm.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy