Quick Double-Cheese Grits

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes


6 cups water
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups quick-cooking grits
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded extra-sharp Cheddar cheese
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1/2 teaspoon pepper


Bring 6 cups water and salt to a boil in a large saucepan. Gradually stir in grits. Cook 4 to 5 minutes, stirring often, until thickened. Remove from heat. Add shredded cheeses, butter, and pepper, stirring until blended. Serve immediately.

Note: Grits may be chilled and reheated. Whisk 1/4 cup warm water into grits over medium-heat, adding more water as necessary.