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{Video} Will's Southern Style Grits {How To Make Creamy Grits}

Felesha Bell
Will’s Southern Style Grits are topped with smoked Gouda, bacon, tomatoes, scallions and dare we say the creamiest grits you’ll ever have in life!!!
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Easy
Cuisine Southern
Servings 8


  • 11 c. water this is not a typo
  • 2 ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • 2 c. quick grits
  • 3 sticks butter
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. onion powder
  • Smoked Gouda shredded, garnish
  • 8 slices thick cut bacon cooked and chopped, garnish
  • 2 to matoes diced, garnish
  • 2 scallions sliced, garnish


  • Bring water to a boil over high heat adding kosher salt.
  • Pour in grits stirring constantly and bring heat down to a medium. Continue to babysit the grits stirring constantly until the water has completely absorbed. This should take about 20 minutes.
  • Add butter and stir until melted. Once the creamiest texture has formed (about five more minutes), add the garlic powder and onion powder.
  • Serve grits with smoked Gouda, bacon, tomatoes and scallions. Say Grace and enjoy!
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