pepper jack cheese grits in dish with spoon

Pepper Jack Cheese Grits

Pepper Jack Cheese Grits are the ultimate southern comfort food with a kick.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Am
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 282 kcal
Author Foodtastic Mom


  • 3 cups water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup grits I use Bob's Red Mill corn grits
  • 4 tbsp salted butter cut into four slices
  • 2 large eggs beaten
  • 8 oz Pepper Jack cheese shredded
  • 1 tbsp honey


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Bring the water and salt to a boil in a saucepan on the stove and whisk in the grits. Lower the heat to medium and cook the grits for about 5 minutes, stirring often. 

  3. Remove the grits from the heat. 

  4. Whisk into the hot grits the butter, shredded cheese, beaten eggs and honey. Spread the grits into a greased casserole dish. Bake, uncovered, for 25 minutes.

  5. Serve immediately.