Crockpot Cheesy Southern Grits

This recipe takes a while, but the result is worth the wait
Cheesy Grits

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This recipe takes a while, but the result is worth the wait — it makes the creamiest, cheesiest Southern grits around.

This recipe is courtesy of toasterhead1 via Food.com.

16
Servings
350
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3 Cups regular grits (not the quick variety)
  • 12 Cups water
  • 2 Cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2 Cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 3 Tablespoons or four tablespoons butter
  • 6 Teaspoons salt

Directions

Soften the butter.

Combine all ingredients except the shredded cheese.

Cook on low in the crock pot for 6 to 8 hours, stirring occasionally.

About 15 to 30 minutes before serving, stir in shredded cheese. Enjoy!

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
12g
17%
Sugar
5g
6%
Saturated Fat
5g
21%
Cholesterol
24mg
8%
Carbohydrate, by difference
48g
37%
Protein
13g
28%
Vitamin A, RAE
289µg
41%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
2µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
306mg
31%
Choline, total
37mg
9%
Fiber, total dietary
6g
24%
Fluoride, F
1µg
0%
Folate, total
82µg
21%
Iron, Fe
11mg
61%
Magnesium, Mg
101mg
32%
Manganese, Mn
2mg
100%
Niacin
5mg
36%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
528mg
75%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
24µg
44%
Sodium, Na
384mg
26%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
166g
6%
Zinc, Zn
3mg
38%

Cheesy Shopping Tip

If a piece of cheese smells strongly of ammonia, don't buy it. This is typically a sign of spoilage.

Cheesy Cooking Tip

Allow cheese to come to room temperature before serving. This will accentuate the flavors and aromas.