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Robert St. John

Restaurateur, author, enthusiastic traveler, & world-class eater.

Garlic Cheese Grits

Ingredients

1 Tbl Bacon grease or oil

1 Tbl Garlic, minced

1 tsp Salt

2 cups Milk

2 cups Chicken broth

1 cup Grits

1 tsp Creole Seasoning (see recipe)

1 tsp Hot Sauce

8 oz Sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

4 oz Cream cheese

Instructions

Melt bacon grease over low heat in a 1 1/2-quart sauce pot. Add garlic and salt and cook for one to two minutes being careful not to brown the garlic. Add milk and broth and increase heat. Bring to a simmer and slowly pour in grits. Lower heat and cook grits for 15 minutes, stirring often.

Add remaining ingredients and stir until cheeses are melted. Serve immediately. Yield: 8 servings

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