Spicy Cheese Grits

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes


1 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup uncooked quick-cooking grits
1 cup frozen whole kernel corn, thawed
1 (6.5-oz.) container pepper-Jack-and-jalapeño pepper spreadable cheese
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper


1. Bring 3 cups water and 1 tsp. salt to a boil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat; gradually stir in grits. Reduce heat to medium-low, and cook, stirring often, 5 minutes or until thickened. Stir in corn, cheese, and pepper; cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute or until cheese is melted.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used J. L. Kraft Specialty Gourmet Pepperjack and Jalapeño Spreadable Cheese.