Cheesy Bacon Grits

  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 4 servings
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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


  1. 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.