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In the South, grits are served plain with a little butter or loaded with extras, like my recipe with bacon, cheddar and green chiles. —Amanda Reed, Nashville, Tennessee
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MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 8 cups water
  • 2 cups uncooked old-fashioned grits
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 cups shredded white cheddar cheese
  • 5 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies

Directions

In a 6-qt. stockpot, bring water to a boil. Slowly stir in grits, salt and paprika. Reduce heat; cook, covered, 15-20 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally.
Reduce heat to low. Stir in cheese, bacon and chilies until cheese is melted. Yield: 12 servings (3/4 cup each).
Originally published as Cheddar, Bacon & Green Chile Grits in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2015, p108

  • 8 cups water
  • 2 cups uncooked old-fashioned grits
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 cups shredded white cheddar cheese
  • 5 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  1. In a 6-qt. stockpot, bring water to a boil. Slowly stir in grits, salt and paprika. Reduce heat; cook, covered, 15-20 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally.
  2. Reduce heat to low. Stir in cheese, bacon and chilies until cheese is melted. Yield: 12 servings (3/4 cup each).
Originally published as Cheddar, Bacon & Green Chile Grits in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2015, p108

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