Southernwestern Grits


Courtesy of Mrs. R. Atlanta Georgia

  • 2 Cups cooked stone-ground grits
  • ½ cup shredded sharp or favorite cheese
  • 1 medium onion
  • ¼ cup chopped, seeded jalapeño peppers
  • Butter

Cook grits. Set aside. Sauté onion and peppers in butter until onion is translucent. Add onion & pepper mixture to cooked grits. Add cheese. Reheat grits on stove top or microwave until cheese is melted. Season with salt and pepper. Serves 4-6 Variation: Add an egg and 1 pound of cooked and drained mild sausage to grits mixture. Bake at 375 for 25 to 30 minutes. Let set 5 minutes. Serve!