Cheesy Jalapeño Grits

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

Cheesy Jalapeño Grits
  • Prep Time
  • Cooking Time
  • Skill Level
    Easy
  • Makes
    8
    servings

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 oz.) shredded Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeño peppers
  • 1 seasoning of salt and pepper, if desired

Instructions

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.

Nutritional Information

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 12g 18%
  • Saturated Fat 7g 34%
  • Cholesterol 35mg 11%
  • Sodium 560mg 23%
  • Carbohydrates 23g 8%
  • Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
  • Vitamin A 25%
  • Vitamin C 80%
  • Calcium 25%
  • Iron 6%
  • Sugars 5g
  • Protein 10g

* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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