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Cheddar Bacon Grits



    Cheddar Bacon Grits

    A recipe for cheddar bacon grits from Chef Chris Prosperi, of Metro Bis in Simsbury. (Published Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019)


    • 1 cup finely ground grits
    • 3 cups water
    • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
    • 2 tablespoons butter
    • 1/4 to 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
    • 3 strips bacon cooked and chopped

    In a heavy bottomed saucepan, combine the grits, cold water and kosher salt. Place pan over medium heat and bring to a slow simmer, whisking occasionally. Reduce heat to low and cook for 20 minutes or until mixture thickens, stirring often. Stir in butter, cheddar, and bacon.

    Serves 4.