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creamy cheese grits

These "grits" are a jumble of the top two cheese grits recipes on the web. Use whatever recipe you are comfortable with.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: side
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4


  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 4 Tbsp heavy cream
  • 4 oz grated old cheddar


  • Add salt to the chicken stock and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low.
  • Add cornmeal gradually, stirring to incorporate each time before adding more.
  • Cook, covered, stirring every 3-4 minutes for 20 minutes or until creamy.
  • Remove from heat and stir in butter and cream.
  • Add cheddar while stirring and serve immediately


The recipe actually uses cornmeal - not hominy grits.