Fusion of Flavors: Pimiento Cheese Grits

October 31, 2023

Delight in the exquisite fusion of two Southern classics with our Pimiento Cheese Grits. This dish offers a perfect mix of creamy textures and bold tastes, easily fitting into any meal from breakfast through dinner. Ideal for holiday brunches or everyday feasts, Pimiento Cheese Grits are sure to impress with their harmonious blend of flavors and adaptability.

A Culinary Confluence of Southern Staples

Pimiento Cheese melded with Grits? That’s right; it’s a culinary blend that radiates pure Southern charm. When two hallmark dishes from the South converge, the outcome is sheer comfort food magic. Creamy grits infused with the luxurious richness of pimento cheese set the gold standard for sumptuous side dishes.

Versatility and Conversation Starter

There’s something intrinsically rewarding about presenting a dish that not only tantalizes the taste buds but also fuels delightful conversations. Serving Pimiento Cheese Grits across different meals – be it breakfast, brunch, or dinner – is a delightful way to introduce a twist to classic flavors. And what’s more enticing than the promise of a dish that’s bound to be a conversation piece at any gathering?


  • 2 cups of your choice: whole milk or Half and Half
  • 2 cups refreshing water
  • 1/2 teaspoon savory salt
  • 1 cup speed-cooking grits
  • 1 cup pimento cheese (either homemade for that extra touch or convenient store-bought)
  • A pinch (1/4 teaspoon) of freshly cracked pepper for zest
  • Optional: 1 teaspoon of fragrant chopped green onion for a pop of color and flavor


  1. In a stockpot, blend together milk and water, bringing the mix to a lively boil.
  2. Lower the heat and gracefully sprinkle in the grits, maintaining a steady stir. Add salt and let the grits luxuriate, stirring at intervals, for about 15 minutes until they achieve a creamy allure.
  3. As a finishing touch, blend in the pimento cheese and pepper, stirring to perfection.
  4. Serve the warm concoction in your chosen dish, optionally adorned with green onions. If you find yourself with leftovers (a rarity, indeed), seal them in a container and refrigerate for up to 5 days.

This fusion dish, boasting the goodness of both pimiento cheese and classic grits, is bound to leave a lasting impression on your palate and in your heart. A tribute to Southern heritage, it’s a celebration of flavors that resonates with warmth and nostalgia.

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