Creamy Grits

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These savory grits go perfectly with shrimp, pork medallions, chops, or just about anything you might serve over rice or polenta. You can stir in a cup of shredded Cheddar or Havarti cheese, but these grits are delicious just as they are.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 30 minutes

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • ⅔ cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 cup quick-cooking grits

Directions

  • In a medium saucepan, bring chicken broth, cream, and water to a boil.
  • Stir in butter, salt, and pepper. Whisk in grits gradually so mixture does not stop boiling. Lower heat to medium-low and simmer for 15–20 minutes, stirring frequently. Cover and remove from heat.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • ⅔ cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 cup quick-cooking grits

Directions

  • In a medium saucepan, bring chicken broth, cream, and water to a boil.
  • Stir in butter, salt, and pepper. Whisk in grits gradually so mixture does not stop boiling. Lower heat to medium-low and simmer for 15–20 minutes, stirring frequently. Cover and remove from heat.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories260
Total Fat18g
Saturated Fat11g
Cholesterol50mg
Sodium420mg
Total Carbohydrate22g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars1g
Protein3g