6 servings

This must-have breakfast recipe is a hit with your brunch bunch. Grits are a delicious alternative to hashbrowns.

How to Make It

Step 1

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

Step 2

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

Step 3

Stir in cheese; cover and let stand 5 minutes or until cheese melts. Garnish, if desired.

Step 4

Note: To decrease fat and calories, drain bacon on paper towels discarding drippings, substitute reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese for regular.

Chef's Notes

1995 Recipe Hall of Fame

Ratings & Reviews

jlmland's Review

January 19, 2009