Cheesy Grits With Sautéed Ham and Kale Recipe

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Ingredients (13)

  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 2 cups water, plus more as necessary
  • 1 cup coarse ground grits
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt, plus more for seasoning
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
  • 4 ounces cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 ounce Parmesan cheese, grated
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 medium garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 4 ounces sliced smoked ham, chopped
  • 1 large bunch kale (about 1 pound) tough stems removed, leaves roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup unsalted chicken stock
  • Hot sauce, for serving (such as Louisiana Hot Sauce or Frank's Red Hot)

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