Simple Grits with Toppings

Simple Grits with Toppings Recipe
Nothing says "Southern hospitality" quite like a hearty bowl of grits. Add these fun toppings to make them even tastier!


Makes 8 servings

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Total: 18 Minutes


2 teaspoons salt
2 cups uncooked quick-cooking grits
6 tablespoons butter
1/2 teaspoon pepper
Toppings: hot sauce, sliced green onions, chopped tomatoes, cooked and crumbled bacon, Fried Chicken Bites, shredded Gouda cheese, shredded Cheddar cheese


1. Bring salt and 8 cups water to a boil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat.

2. Whisk in grits, reduce heat to low, and cook, stirring occasionally, 8 minutes or until creamy.

3. Whisk in butter and pepper. Transfer to a slow cooker to keep warm, and serve with desired toppings.


Southern Living The Official SEC Tailgating Cookbook

August 2012
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