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


  • 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


  • 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.