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Cheesy Grits Bar

A warm and comforting staple that is easy to to make the first time, and then simple to modify and make your own as time goes on.

4.25 from 4 votes
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Cheesy Grits Bar

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 286kcal
Author: Carol Kicinski

Ingredients

  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup gluten-free quick cooking grits
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon half-and-half
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Toppings:

  • ½ cup chopped green onions
  • ½ cup grated cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup chopped bacon

Instructions

  • In a medium pot, bring the broth to a boil. Add the grits, stirring to prevent lumps. Reduce heat to medium-low and stir in the cheeses, half-and-half, and butter. Continue stirring for 10-15 minutes to ensure a creamy texture.
  • Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Serve with your toppings of choice.

Notes

Regular stirring will improve the texture of your grits and help even out the cheesy flavor.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Grits Bar
Amount Per Serving
Calories 286 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 9g45%
Cholesterol 44mg15%
Sodium 910mg38%
Potassium 222mg6%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 560IU11%
Vitamin C 12.5mg15%
Calcium 314mg31%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Simply Gluten Free are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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