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Tomato Grits

Yield Makes: 6 servings
To make ahead, prepare the recipe in its entirety, and cool. Cover grits and refrigerate. To reheat, microwave until thoroughly heated.


  • 2 bacon slices, chopped
  • 2 (14 1/2-ounce) cans chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup quick-cooking grits
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can HUNT'S Petite Diced Tomatoes
  • 1/4 (16-ounce) loaf pasteurized prepared cheese product with jalapeño peppers, cubed

How to Make It

  1. Cook bacon in a heavy saucepan until crisp, reserving drippings in pan. Gradually add broth and salt, and bring to a boil.

  2. Stir in grits and diced tomatoes; return to a boil, stirring often. Reduce heat; simmer, stirring often, 15 to 20 minutes.

  3. Stir in cheese; cover and let stand 5 minutes or until cheese melts. Stir until blended.