Ham and White Cheddar Grits Recipe

Apr 22, 2011 6:00 pm

An Easter Brunch Tip: Serve these cheddar grits!

Ham and white cheddar grits—this Southern staple is a great addition to brunch. Grits are easy to make and perfect for serving a crowd. We've added ham and white cheddar, but feel free to spice yours up with roasted chilies or make them sweet with maple syrup.

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Servings: 8 servings


1 cup ham, cubed
2 cups grits
1 cup white cheddar cheese, shredded
extra virgin olive oil, for finishing
, for seasoning
  1. Cook the grits according to the package instructions — different grits have different cooking times. The general rule is usually 4 cups of milk or water for each cup of grits. 
  2. Once the grits are cooked, fold in the ham and shredded cheddar.
  3. Season with salt and pepper. Finish off with a drizzle of good extra virgin olive oil.
Level of Difficulty: 
Prep Time: 
10 minutes
Cooking Time: 
20 minutes
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