Cheese Grits are a staple at any southern table. Whether they be served alongside crispy bacon for breakfast or fried catfish for dinner, this southern cheese grits recipe is quick, simple, and delicious.
In a saucepan, add butter, water, milk, and salt.
Heat wet ingredients on high until it just begins to boil.
Reduce heat to medium and gradually stir in instant quick cooking grits.
Stir occasionally as grits cook for approximately 5 minutes.
Once grits have thickened, reduce heat to low then add cheese and pepper.
Continue stirring until cheese is completely melted.
Divide into 4 servings. Top with extra cheese if desired. Serve warm.
Can't find grits in your grocery store? These stone ground white grits would be perfect to use in this recipe.