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Pimento Cheese Grits

Super easy Pimento Cheese Grits make an amazing, warming breakfast, or are a delicious dinner side dish with pork chops
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Sides
Cuisine: Southern
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Basil and Bubbly


  • 1 cup of Stone Ground Grits
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • 4 cups Water
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter
  • ½ teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
  • 5 ounce block Sharp Cheddar Cheese shredded
  • 2 heaping Tablespoons of Chopped Pimentos drained
  • ½ Tablespoon Juice from Pimento Jar
  • a Pinch scant ⅛th teaspoon Red Chili Flakes


  • In a heavy-bottomed sauce pan, add the salt to the water and bring to a boil.
  • Add the grits, reduce heat to low, stir thoroughly, and cover.
  • Cook for 18 - 20 minutes on low, covered.
  • Add butter, black pepper, cheese, pimentos, pimento juice, and chili flakes and stir to combine.