Cheesy Jalapeño Grits
Cheesy Jalapeño Grits

Cheesy Jalapeño Grits

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Try this great grits recipe! Jalapeño pepper, cheese and grits are the perfect combination needed for that special side dish.

10 mins. to Prepare

20 mins. Cooking Time

0 mins. Standing Time

30 mins. Total

Servings: 8 servings

Difficulty: Easy


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MELT butter in large, nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add peppers and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until peppers are tender. Remove peppers; keep warm. Allow skillet to cool slightly.

ADD chicken broth and evaporated milk to skillet and bring to a boil; slowly stir in grits. Cover; reduce heat to low. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 8 to 10 minutes or until grits are thickened. Add pepper mixture and cheese; stir until cheese melts. Season with salt and pepper, if desired.

Amount Per Serving
Servings: 8 servings
Calories from Fat110
 %Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 7g34%
Cholesterol 35mg11%
Sodium 560mg23%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Dietary Fiber 2g6%
Sugars 5g
Protein 10g
Vitamin A25%
Vitamin C80%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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You can't go wrong with grits, cheese, and jalapeños. Great side dish. It's easy to make and everybody likes it.


I love grits---any way you fix 'em! My husband on the other hand finds them "bland"...well he liked these! Fried up some squash to eat along with the grits....good stuff!!


I planted too many jalapeno plants this year and we have enjoyed this recipe many times!!!


Good and easy makes a geat side dish!


I made this recipe for my husband and his friends and it was delicious and it was hot the way they like it.

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