Instant Pot Cream Cheese Grits

These grits are fast to make and combine cream cheese and Cheddar cheese. A touch of truffle salt elevates these grits an extra notch. Serve as a side dish for seafood or sausage.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 2 ¼ cups chicken broth, divided

  • ½ cup grits

  • ½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 2 ounces cream cheese

  • 1 teaspoon butter

  • ½ teaspoon truffle salt


  1. Combine 1 3/4 cups chicken broth and grits in a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot). Close and lock the lid. Select Porridge setting and high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 5 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

  2. Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid. Stir in remaining chicken broth. Mix in Cheddar cheese, cream cheese, butter, and truffle salt.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

264 Calories
15g Fat
22g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 3
Calories 264
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 49mg 16%
Sodium 1404mg 61%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 9g
Calcium 152mg 12%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 77mg 2%

* 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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