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Grits with Cheese, Corn and Jalapeno Peppers

A deliciously different side dish with a spicy kick. Pair it with a wide variety of entrees to add an interesting twist to any meal.
5 from 6 votes
Servings 10 servings



  • Stir water, half and half and salt together in medium to large saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • Stir in grits and reduce heat to low to medium low, whisking to remove any lumps.
  • Cook for 5-6 minutes, stirring with whisk occasionally
  • Add cheese and stir until melted and incorporated.
  • Remove from heat and stir in corn and diced peppers.
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