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Cheddar Cheese Grits with Jalapeno
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Jalapeno Cheddar Cheese Grits

Jalapeno Cheddar Cheese Grits- these spicy, cheesy grits are wonderfully creamy and a great addition to a southern breakfast.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Southern
Keyword cheese grits, jalapeno
Servings 8
Calories 221kcal


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, minced
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup old-fashioned grits
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • black pepper


  • Melt butter over medium-high heat in a medium saucepan. Add jalapeno and cook for 2 minutes to soften.
  • Add water, milk, and salt and bring to a boil.
    Turn heat to low and gradually whisk in the grits.
  • Cover and cook for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in cheddar cheese and black pepper to taste.
    Add extra salt if desired.


Calories: 221kcal