Cheese Grits with Chilies and Bacon

Cheese Grits With Chilies And Bacon

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Lynda Sweezey


Slow cooker recipe.


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
4 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


  • 6 slice
    bacon divided (2 & 4)
  • 1
    jalapeno pepper,minced
  • 1 large
    shallot or small onion ,finely chopped
  • 4 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 c
    uncooked grits
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • ·
  • 1 c
    (4oz) shredded chedder cheese
  • 1/2 c
    half & half
  • 2 Tbsp
    finely chopped green onion

How to Make Cheese Grits with Chilies and Bacon


  1. Cook bacon in medium skillet until crisp.
    Drain on paper towel.
    Crumble 2 slices into slow cooker.
    Refrigerate remaining bacon.
  2. Drain all but 1 Tablespoon bacon drippings from skillet.
    Add jalapeno pepper and shallot.
    Cook and stir over medium heat 1 minute or until shallot is lightly browned.
    Transfer to slow cooker.
    Stir in broth,grits,black pepper and salt into slow cooker.
  3. Cover;cook on LOW 4 hours
    Stir in cheese and half & half.
    Sprinkle with green onions.
    Crumble reserved bacon over grits.

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About Cheese Grits with Chilies and Bacon

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #Never made this

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