Jalapeno Cheese Grits

Jalapeno Cheese Grits
(Serves 8-10)


  • 2 cups grits
  • 4 cups water
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 12 oz extra sharp cheddar
  • ½ stick unsalted butter
  • 3 large eggs, well beaten
  • 1 green jalapeno
  • 1 can diced green chiles
  • 2 tbsp Tabasco
  • 1 tbsp garlic salt
  • Salt/pepper to taste
  • Red pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Combined diced jalapeno, green chiles, Tabasco, and garlic salt in a bowl. Mix and set aside.


  • Combine water and milk in a large stock pot. Bring to a slow boil.
  • Add in grits slowly, mixing well each time. Stir rapidly as grits begin to thicken.
  • Remove grits from heat and add in grated cheddar and butter. Mix well.
  • Add in spice mixture and mix very well.
  • Taste test and add additional garlic salt, salt, red pepper and pepper to taste.
  • Beat eggs and pour in, mix very fast.
  • Pour and spread grits into a buttered baking dish and bake for 1 hour, partially covered.
  • Let cool before serving.






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