Creamy Cheese Grits and Spinach

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 15 Minutes


1 (5-oz.) package fresh baby spinach, thoroughly washed
1 cup quick-cooking grits
1 1/2 cups vegetable broth
1 cup 2% reduced-fat milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 (8-oz.) package shredded mozzarella-provolone cheese blend


1. Coarsely chop spinach. Bring grits and next 4 ingredients to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat; reduce heat to low, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 10 to 12 minutes or until thickened. Stir in spinach and cheese until well blended and cheese is melted. Serve immediately.