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Jalapeño-Cheese Grits

Yield 8 to 10 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 (14 1/2-ounce) cans chicken broth
  • 1 3/4 cups uncooked quick-cooking grits
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 red or green jalapeño peppers, seeded and diced
  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 4 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

How to Make It

  1. Bring broth to a boil in a large saucepan; stir in grits. Reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes. Cover.

  2. Melt butter in a large skillet; add onion and peppers, and sauté 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in grits, Cheddar cheese, and next 3 ingredients. Pour into a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish.

  3. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until set; serve grits immediately.