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Cheese Grits

Cheese Grits

Serves: 10

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1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
5 cups chicken broth
2 cups heavy cream
1/2 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
2 1/2 cups quick grits
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Salt and freshly ground black pepper


In a stockpot, bring butter, chicken broth, cream and Tabasco to a boil. Slowly add grits and cook for 3 to 5 minutes, stirring constantly, until thickened. Add cheese and simmer 2 more minutes, stirring constantly.

Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve warm. 


Per serving: 461 calories (percent of calories from fat, 60), 13 grams protein, 33 grams carbohydrates, 1 gram fiber, 31 grams fat (19 grams saturated), 102 milligrams cholesterol, 442 milligrams sodium.

About the recipe

This Aspens Signature Steaks' cheese grits recipe showcases the classic southern cheesy dish, with a hint of spiciness.

As always when making grits, use caution, because they can splatter while cooking. We used reduced-sodium chicken broth in this recipe. 

Recipe courtesy of Aspens Signature Steaks in Marietta, Ga.