6 slicebacon divided (2 & 4)
1 largeshallot or small onion ,finely chopped
4 cchicken broth
1 cuncooked grits
1/4 tspblack pepper
1 c(4oz) shredded chedder cheese
1/2 chalf & half
2 Tbspfinely chopped green onion
How to Make Cheese Grits with Chilies and Bacon
- Cook bacon in medium skillet until crisp.
Drain on paper towel.
Crumble 2 slices into slow cooker.
Refrigerate remaining bacon.
- 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.
- Cover;cook on LOW 4 hours
Stir in cheese and half & half.
Sprinkle with green onions.
Crumble reserved bacon over grits.