Tomato Grits

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


Makes: 6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living


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


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

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

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