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Quick Double-Cheese Grits

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 5 mins
Yield Makes 8 servings


  • 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

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