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Jalapeno Cheese Grits

These creamy, cheesy grits have a little bit of bite to them. This versatile dish is good for breakfast or as a side for lunch or dinner.

About 35 minutes

Makes 4 servings


  • 3 jalapenos-fresh or pickled
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 T butter
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 cup milk or cream
  • 1/2 t. salt
  • 1/4 t. black pepper
  • 1/2 cup HOMESTEAD Grits
  • 1/2 cup grated cheese


  • Sauté jalapenos, chopped onion and garlic in oil in a medium-sized pot.
  • Add liquids and salt and pepper.
  • Heat until it is a low simmer and about to boil.
  • Stir in grits and butter and simmer on low heat for 20-30 minutes or until grits are soft and most of the liquids are absorbed.
  • Remove from heat and stir in grated cheese.

Menu Suggestions

Excellent as a side to barbecued chicken leg quarters.