Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound chopped bacon
  • 4 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 cups quick white grits
  • 1 cup grated white cheddar cheese

Directions

Render the bacon in a saucepan, over medium high heat, cooking about 4 minutes. Add the milk, salt, cayenne, and butter and bring to a boil. Stir in the grits and reduce the heat to medium. Stir for 30 seconds, then add the cheese and stir until the cheese melts. Cook, uncovered, for 4 to 5 minutes, or until the grits are tender and creamy. Serve immediately.

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