Home-style Cheesy Grits

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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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Serves:
4
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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

How to Make Home-style Cheesy Grits

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.

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About Home-style Cheesy Grits

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




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