Instant Pot Grits

A simple and yummy recipe to have in breakfast, shredded cheddar cheese brings a mouthwatering flavor to the recipe.

Beautiful yellow color, cheese taste, and delicate texture will not leave anyone indifferent! It’s very simple and easy to make.

You can also add Glazed chicken breasts or Garlic pork if you want to make this dish more satisfying.

Instant Pot Grits
4.7 from 10 votes
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Course: breakfsat
Cuisine: international
Keyword: butter, cheddar cheese, Grits, stone ground grits
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 6
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 tbsp butter pieces
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 3 cup water
  • 1 cup stone ground grits
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Add vegetable oil in an instant pot and press sauté.
  • Add grits and cook for 2 minutes while stirring.
  • Add water, milk, butter and salt.
  • Cover with the lid and seal the valve, cook on high pressure for 10 minutes.
  • Once done, wait 15 minutes for a natural pressure release, and then release the valve for a quick pressure release.
  • Remove the lid and stir in the cheese.
  • Wait a little till the grits cool and thicken up.
  • Sprinkle with fresh ground black pepper and enjoy!

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4 thoughts on “Instant Pot Grits

  1. Milk completely separates in a pressure cooker unless it’s coconut or evaporated milk. Can you add the milk after cooking?

  2. This was creamy and smooth. Instead of water I used low sodium chicken broth. This was to die for with my instant pot oxtails

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