Chipotle Cheese Grits

Chipotle Cheese Grits
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins

Chipotle peppers are smoked jalapeños that are often sold packed in adobo sauce, a thick purée of tomatoes, onions, garlic and vinegar.


3cups water
3/4cup quick-cooking grits
1/4teaspoon salt
1cup (4-oz) shredded extra-sharp white Cheddar cheese
1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, mashed


  1. Boil water; add grits and salt.
  2. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook 5 minutes, stirring twice.
  3. Once thickened, remove from heat and stir in cheese and pepper.

Recipe by Anne E. Stewart.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Calories 250
  • Fat 10g
  • Saturated Fat 5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 30mg
  • Sodium 770mg
  • Potassium 90mg
  • Carbohydrate 30g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 1g
  • Protein 11g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 8%
  • Vitamin C 25%
  • Calcium 20%
  • Iron 6%
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