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CROCKPOT CHEESE GRITS WITH CHILES AND BACON

Crock Pot Cheese Grits with Chilies and Bacon

Crock Pot Cheese Grits with Chilies and Bacon
 
Crock Pot Cheese Grits with Chilies and Bacon
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Ingredients
  • 3 slices turkey bacon, divided
  • 1-2 jalapenos, seeded and minced
  • 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 c. grits (can be coarse, instant, yellow or stone-ground)
  • 4 c. chicken broth (can be fat free0
  • Salt, black pepper
  • 1 c. shredded sharp cheddar cheese (can be reduced fat)
  • ½ c. half and half (can be fat-free)
  • 2-3 T. finely chopped green onion (green part)
Instructions
  1. Heat skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add bacon and cook and stir until crispy.
  3. Drain on paper towels.
  4. Crumble 2 slices and place in CROCK POT.
  5. Crumble the remaining slice and refrigerate.
  6. Drain all but 1 T. of bacon drippings from skillet.
  7. Add jalapeno and onion. Cook for 1-2 minutes or until onion is lightly browned.
  8. Place this in CROCK POT.
  9. Stir in grits, broth, salt and black pepper.
  10. Cover and cook on LOW for 4 hours.
  11. Stir in cheese and half and half.
  12. When ready to serve, top each serving with green onion and reserved bacon crumbles.

 

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