Jalapeño Cheese Grits

Cheese grits, a Southern favorite, gets a touch of heat with jalapeño pepper and cayenne red pepper. Serve as a side dish or include in a brunch menu.

Serves: 16
10 mins Prep time 35 mins Cook time
10 mins Prep time
35 mins Cook time
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Bring chicken stock to boil in large saucepan. Stir in grits. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • Meanwhile, melt butter in large skillet on medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir 5 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat. Add grits, cheese, eggs, water, jalapeño pepper, red pepper and black pepper; mix well. Spoon into lightly greased 13x9-inch baking dish.

  • Bake 30 minutes or until set.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 168Calories: 168Cholesterol: 67mg
  • Sodium: 227mgProtein: 7g
  • Total Fat: 8gFiber: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 17g