Pumpkin Cheddar Grits
- Yield 6 servings
- Prep 5 mins
- Cook 5 mins
Squash gives extra flavor and Vitamin A to cheese grits.
Puréed sweet potato or squash will work in place of canned pumpkin.
- 3 1/2 cups water
- 3/4 cup grits
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 cup grated Cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup canned unsweetened pumpkin
- -- Freshly ground black pepper
- Bring water to a boil over high heat. Stir in grits and salt. Reduce heat and cook according to package directions. Add cheese, pumpkin and pepper. Cook until cheese is melted, about 2 minutes.