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Easy Green Chile Cheese Grits

Course Brunch
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 1 cup Quaker Old Fashioned Grits
  • 1 32- ounce box of chicken or vegetable stock ~4 cups
  • 2 cans chopped green chiles
  • 1 heaping cup of shredded cheddar cheese
  • Optional: 2-3 tbsp butter and smoked paprika for garnish


  • Bring stock to a boil.
  • Once just boiling, add grits and stir. Reduce heat to medium low and cover. 
  • Simmer, stirring occasionally, for 5-8 minutes, until grits are thick. 
  • Stir in green chiles and cheese, allowing cheese to melt. 
  • Add optional 2-3 tbsp butter. 
  • Portion into bowls and sprinkle with smoked paprika.