Creamy Grits

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These creamy grits are a fantastic side dish, and addictive!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 servings


  • nonstick cooking spray

  • 1 large ear corn, kernels cut from the cob

  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream

  • 1 cup yellow grits

  • 1 tablespoon green onions, chopped (Optional)


  1. Spray a skillet with cooking spray. Add corn kernels and cook over medium heat until browned, about 5 minutes.

  2. Combine chicken broth, butter, and sugar in a saucepan over medium-high heat; bring to a boil. Add cream and bring to a boil again. Whisk in grits and browned corn kernels. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 5 to 6 minutes. Turn off heat and stir grits until thickened, about 1 minute.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

723 Calories
57g Fat
48g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 723
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 57g 73%
Saturated Fat 35g 175%
Cholesterol 196mg 65%
Sodium 189mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 48g 17%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 3mg 17%
Calcium 83mg 6%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 247mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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