Spring Onion Pimiento Cheese Grits Recipe

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Spring Onion Pimiento Cheese Grits Recipe
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Spring Onion Pimiento Cheese Grits Recipe

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Grits were a breakfast staple when I was growing up. Even today, we still have them about three times a week. The trick with grits is the more you whisk, the creamier they'll be. —Melissa Pelkey Hass, Waleska, Georgia
MAKES:
16 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:
16 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked stone-ground yellow grits
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 jar (4 ounces) diced pimientos, drained
  • 3 green onions, diced
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Prepare grits according to package directions. Keep warm.
Meanwhile, using a mixer, beat cream cheese. Add mayonnaise; continue beating until creamy. Add next five ingredients, mixing until well blended.
Stir butter and pimiento cheese mixture into the warm grits; season to taste. Mix well. Yield: 16 servings.
Originally published as Spring Onion Pimiento Cheese Grits in Taste of Home April/May 2017

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 281 calories, 20g fat (10g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 231mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 8g protein.

  • 2 cups uncooked stone-ground yellow grits
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 jar (4 ounces) diced pimientos, drained
  • 3 green onions, diced
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Prepare grits according to package directions. Keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, using a mixer, beat cream cheese. Add mayonnaise; continue beating until creamy. Add next five ingredients, mixing until well blended.
  3. Stir butter and pimiento cheese mixture into the warm grits; season to taste. Mix well. Yield: 16 servings.
Originally published as Spring Onion Pimiento Cheese Grits in Taste of Home April/May 2017

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gld2bmom User ID: 7191733 266170
Reviewed May. 21, 2017

"This recipe for grits is amazing! So creamy and flavorful due to the pimentos! This is definitely one of my new favorites!"

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