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Pressure Cooker Southern Cheesy Grits

Creamy and cheesy grits that only take 10 minutes!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Southern Cooking
Servings: 4 Servings
Author: Jill Selkowitz

Ingredients

In Pressure Cooker Cooking Pot

  • 2 Tablespoons Bacon Grease Coconut or other oil
  • 1 cup Stone Ground Grits (not Instant)
  • 3 cups Fresh Water
  • 1 1/2 cup Heavy Cream Half and Half or Milk
  • 4 ounces Cheddar Cheese
  • 2-3 Tablespoons Butter
  • 2 teaspoons Sea Salt
  • Butter to garnish

Pot in Pot

  • 1/4 cup Stone Ground Grits (not Instant)
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/2 cup Heavy Cream Half and Half or Milk
  • 2 teaspoons Butter and/or Bacon Grease
  • 1/2-1 ounce Cheddar Cheese or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 1 cup Water for Pressure Cooker cooking pot
  • Butter to garnish

Instructions

In Pressure Cooker Cooking Pot

  • Using the Saut√© or Browning function, allow pot to heat and then add Bacon Grease, Butter or Oil.
  • Add Grits and toast for three minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Turn off Pressure Cooker.  Add the rest of the ingredients.
  • Cook at High Pressure for 10 minutes.  Allow a 15 minute natural release and then open pressure valve to release remaining pressure.

Single Serving Pot in Pot

  • Add all ingredients to an oven safe cooking bowl.
  • Add one cup of water to Pressure Cooker cooking pot.
  • Place low footed trivet in bottom of cooking pot.  Place oven safe bowl with ingredients on top of trivet.
  • Cook at High Pressure for 10 minutes.   When Beep sounds, allow a 10 minute Natural Pressure Release.

Notes

Add five minutes to cook time if using a glass bowl.