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  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Cook time: 5 minutes
  • Servings: 5


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (not instant) quick cooking grits
  • 1/2 cup butter


In a small pot, bring water, milk and salt to a boil. Slowly stir grits into boiling mixture. Stir continuously and thoroughly until grits are well mixed. Let the pot return to a boil, cover pot with a lid, lower the temperature, and cook for approximately 30 minutes stirring occasionally. Add more water if necessary.

Grits are done when they have the consistency of smooth cream of wheat.

Serve with butter, fruit or savory with a meal.