How to make Creamy Grits
There's a technique to getting delicious rich and creamy grits on the stovetop. Learn how to make rich and creamy grits every time following this method.
Servings 4 people
- 3 cups water
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1 cup grits old fashion, stone ground recommended
- 2 Tablespoon unsalted butter
- salt and pepper to taste
Place water and heavy cream in a saucepan and bring to a gentle boil over medium-high heat.
Whisk in grits, reduce heat to low, and cover. Cook over low heat for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.*
The grits are done when the majority of liquid has been absorbed and the grits are nice and creamy.
Remove from heat and stir
*Adjust the cooking time for the kind of grits you’re cooking. Follow the times below:
- Quick Cooking Grits: 5-7 minutes
- Old Fashioned Grits - 15-20 minutes
- Stone Ground Grits - 25-30 minutes
Calories: 400kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 40mg | Potassium: 100mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1133IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 1mg