Cheesy Grits

By Scott Sarvay

Cheesy Grits

March 7, 2012 Updated Mar 7, 2012 at 8:19 AM EST

This recipe for classic down-home cheese grits is chock-full of sharp Cheddar cheese. Cheesy Grits fit any meal of the day ’cause they go with everything and always satisfy!

Serves: 6

Ingredients
3 1/2 cups water
1 cup white or yellow grits
1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
4 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper

Instructions
1. In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil over high heat. Add grits and cook 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally until mixture is thick.

2. Remove from heat and add cheese and butter; stir until melted.

3. Add remaining ingredients and stir until well combined. Serve immediately or place in a sprayed muffin tin and chill. Just before serving, heat in a preheated 350 degree F oven for 15 to 20 minutes.




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