Review Recipe

Cheese Grits

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Easy and creamy, these grits are the perfect side to serve with grilled shrimp.
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  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup grits not quick/instant or stone-ground
  • 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/4 cup butter

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  1. Bring water, chicken broth and garlic powder to a boil in a medium pot.
  2. Add grits and cook uncovered for 18-20 minutes or thick and creamy (or follow times listed on your grits package).
  3. Remove from heat and stir in cheese and butter until melted. (Add a splash of cream if desired).

  4. Serve hot.

Recipe Notes

If you are using stone ground grits, follow the cook time on your package replacing water with chicken broth.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 424, Fat: 26g, Saturated Fat: 16g, Cholesterol: 74mg, Sodium: 801mg, Potassium: 188mg, Carbohydrates: 32g, Protein: 14g, Vitamin A: 865%, Vitamin C: 8.3%, Calcium: 320%, Iron: 0.9%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Keyword cheese grits