cheese grits with chilies and bacon

★★★★★ 1
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By Lynda Sweezey
from Charlotte, MI

Slow cooker recipe.

★★★★★ 1
serves 4
prep time 20 Min
cook time 4 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For cheese grits with chilies and bacon

  • 6 slice
    bacon divided (2 & 4)
  • 1
    jalapeno pepper,minced
  • 1 lg
    shallot or small onion ,finely chopped
  • 4 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 c
    uncooked grits
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • salt
  • 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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