Creamy Southern Garlic Cheese Grits

4
Servings
5m
Prep Time
15m
Cook Time
20m
Ready In


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Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (360.4 g)
  • Calories 407.6
  • Total Fat - 22.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 13.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 67.5 mg
  • Sodium - 1058.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 34.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2 g
  • Sugars - 0.8 g
  • Protein - 19.4 g
  • Calcium - 536 mg
  • Iron - 1.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step 1

Melt the butter in pot.

Step 2

Finely mince the garlic and add it to the melted butter, cooking just until tender.

Step 3

Add water.

Step 4

Just as the water is about to boil, turn down to medium and stir in the cream.

Step 5

Add the salt,and pepper.

Step 6

And then slowly add in the grits, stirring with a whisk constantly the entire time you are adding them in.

Step 7

When the grits begin to bubble, turn heat down to a medium low simmer, and continue cooking, stirring often, until mixture is thickened and creamy, about 5 minutes

Step 8

Stir in the cheese.

Step 9

Cook the grits only long enough for the cheese to melt. Taste and adjust seasoning.

Step 10

Serve with a couple dashes of hot sauce if desired.

Tips & Variations


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