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Hot Grilled Grits

Yield Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (10 1/2-ounce) can condensed chicken broth, undiluted
  • 1 (8-ounce) jar process cheese spread
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 tablespoon pickled jalapeño peppers, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup quick-cooking grits
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

How to Make It

  1. Bring first 6 ingredients to a boil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in grits; cover, reduce heat, and cook, stirring often, 6 to 8 minutes. Pour into a lightly greased 9-inch pieplate; cool.

  2. Unmold grits, and cut into 6 wedges; lightly brush each side with oil.

  3. Coat food rack with cooking spray; place on grill over medium heat (300° to 350°). Place wedges on rack, and grill, covered with lid, 4 minutes on each side or until golden. Serve with salsa, if desired.