Instant Pot Grits

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

Instant Pot Grits
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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
  • 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 manual “high” for 10 minutes.
  • Naturally release the pressure for 15 minutes then quickly release it.
  • Remove the lid and stir in the cheese.
  • When the grits cool slightly they will thicken up.
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1 thought 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?

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