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Cheesy Jalapeño Grits
Level
Easy
Prep
10 minutes
Cook
20 minutes
Servings
8 servings
  • Try this great grits recipe! Jalapeño pepper, cheese and grits are the perfect combination needed for that special side dish.
KEY INGREDIENTS
Carnation
Evaporated Milk
NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk 12 oz
NET 12 fl oz (354 mL)
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh jalapeño pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1 cup quick grits
  • 1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeño peppers
  • Salt and ground black pepper (optional)
MAKE IT
Step 1
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.
Step 2
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.
VARIATIONS
Substitute 1 3/4 cups (11.5-oz. pkg.) NESTLE® TOLL HOUSE® Milk Chocolate Morsels for Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels.
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