Grits is to the United States as polenta is to Italy This grits recipe is an easy side for a weeknight dinner or a comforting supper. When these cheese grits are served with a poached egg on top and extra Parmigiano Reggiano® cheese for sprinkling, it’s like having breakfast for dinner. And since we all know that grits for breakfast make a great start on a cold day, serve these Parmesan grits for breakfast with a poached egg and crisp bacon pieces mixed in with the cheese grits or on the side.
Want to make your grits more savory? Add ½ teaspoon of garlic powder or fresh rosemary or thyme to this grits recipe. You can use a cup of tomato sauce to top these Parmesan grits, and for extra creamy Parmesan grits, add a few tablespoons of butter or cream to the grits before serving.