Cheesy Grits Recipe

    4 Servings


  • 3 cups boiling water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup white corn grits
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 cups spinach, fresh, rinsed and stems removed
  • 3/4 cup aged white cheddar cheese, grated - like kerrygold dubliner cheese
  • 4 eggs


  1. In a medium saucepan over high heat, bring the water and salt to a boil. 
  2. Gradually stir in the grits to prevent clumping. Once they are incorporated, reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer. 
  3. Continue cooking until the grits are thick, stirring frequently about 20 minutes. 
  4. While the grits are cooking, melt the butter over medium-high heat in a medium sauté pan. 
  5. Add the spinach and cook until wilted. Remove from heat and set aside. 
  6. Stir in the cheese 1/4 cup at a time, stirring until melted after each addition. 
  7. Add the spinach and butter. 
  8. Poach the eggs in a low saucepan of boiling water. Spoon the grits onto four plates. Top each with a poached egg.

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Author: Shaina Olmanson
Recipe Yields: 4 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 184
Calories 413

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g
  Saturated Fat 0g
Sodium 303mg
Total Carbohydrate 32g
  Dietary Fiber 1g
  Sugars 0g
Protein 20g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.