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Cajun Spiced Cheesy Grits

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Cajun Spiced Cheesy Grits
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 6
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This recipe gives a Cajun twist to a Southern favorite! Cheesy grits makes an easy 15-minute side dish to round out any meal.
Updated Apr 16, 2014

Ingredients

  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup uncooked quick-cooking corn grits
  • 1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
  • 1 cup shredded pepper Jack cheese (4 oz)
  • Sliced green onions, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    In 2-quart saucepan, heat milk, water, Cajun seasoning, salt, pepper and garlic powder to boiling. Gradually add grits, stirring constantly. Reduce heat. Simmer uncovered about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until thickened.
  • 2
    Add cheeses to grits mixture; stir until cheese is melted. Serve warm. Garnish with onions.

Nutrition

300 Calories, 15g Total Fat, 13g Protein, 26g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
Total Fat
15g
0%
Saturated Fat
9g
0%
Sodium
830mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
26g
0%
Dietary Fiber
1g
0%
Protein
13g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Milk; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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