The addition of goat cheese makes this traditional Southern side dish smooth and satisfying. Garnish with an extra sprig of fresh parsley.
4 cups water
1 cup uncooked quick-cooking grits
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup (4 ounces) goat cheese
2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh parsley
1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh basil
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
How to Make It
Bring 4 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Gradually add grits and salt to pan, stirring constantly with a whisk. Reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes or until thick, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in cheese and remaining ingredients.