Pumpkin Cheddar Grits

Squash gives extra flavor and Vitamin A to cheese grits.

Puréed sweet potato or squash will work in place of canned pumpkin.

10 min Prep: 5 min Cook: 5 min
Serves: 6 Save

Ingredients (6)

  • 3 1/2 cup water
  • 3/4 cup grits
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup grated Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup canned unsweetened pumpkin
  • -- Freshly ground black pepper


  1. Bring water to a boil over high heat. Stir in grits and salt. Reduce heat and cook according to package directions. Add cheese, pumpkin and pepper. Cook until cheese is melted, about 2 minutes.