This instant pot Grits is one of the most popular recipe that you can make in just thirty minutes. This has been a Breakfast recipe in my house for twenty years.

“Instant pot grits” Or “Grits”, there is no doubt that you have heard or seen some homemade recipes like Breakfast Shrimp and Grits, Grits Cakes, Shrimp and Grits Stew…

The instant pot Grits recipes are considered as the best delicious food cultures and specialties int the southern cuisine, it has a reputation that reaches all the southern United States, surpassing the borders of the United States.

What Are Grits?

Grits or “hominy grits” are a food made from the flour of dried corn by grinding it. The southern of the united states has a storied history with grits food, To the extent that the south of Carolina declared it the official state food in 1976. She considered it as the symbol of its diet, its customs and hospitality.

how to make instant pot Grits?

When you want to cook Grits, are best added to a boiling liquid which may be water, cream, milk…Or whatever else you think that would add a special flavor to your dish.

Among the things that should not be ignored during cooking the grits in the instant pot is the stirring; you should stir it constantly over low heat.

The measures of liquid added during the cooking may vary according to the type of corn grits used. This means that you may always add the liquid, until the grits cooked and also until you get your desired thickness.

Almost every cup of uncooked grits that you want to cook, you need 4 cups of liquid to get 4 cups of cooked grits.

To referred; The Cream and milk produce more creamy results than stock and water.

Sometimes the Grits lumps form, no matter the manner of added the cooking liquid or the manner they are stirred it. In this case, you should mash the grits against the side of the instant pot with a wooden spoon until broken up.

Other ways to dismantling lumps: you can wait until the cooking of grits is finished and use a large-holed colander into a bowl and try to push the large lumps into the holes.



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About Instant Pot Grits

Instant pot grits is a delicious grits dish that makes a great tasting and delicious breakfast to serve every morning. Serve with pancakes and toast for a filling breakfast meal.


  • 1 cups stone ground grits.

  • 4 cups water.

  • 1 teaspoons salt.

  • 1 cups cream or half and half.

  • 4 tablespoons butter.

If you need an elegant dish that you can serve for breakfast, then this is the perfect recipe for you to prepare.

Grits Nutrition Facts (100g)

Instant pot grits recipe one of the best sources of nutrients contain a variety of minerals and vitamins.

Calories: 59

Fat: 1g

Sodium: 223mg

Carbs: 38g

Protein: 1.4g

  • Folate 25% 25%
  • Thiamine 18% 18%
  • Niacin 13% 13%
  • Riboflavin 12% 12%
  • Iron 8% 8%
  • Vitamin B6 7% 7%
  • Magnesium 5% 5%
  • Vitamin B6 7% 7%
  • Zinc 4% 4%
  • Phosphorus 4% 4%

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Spray the inner pot of Instant Pot with olive oil or add grease.

Step 2

Start by adding water, salt and grits. Stir well the mixture to combine.

Step 3

Cover the instant pot and set to the high pressure for 10 min.

Step 4

Release the pressure naturally for 15 minutes.Open the instant pot and remove the grits.

Step 5

Add in the cream and butter with stirring.

Step 6

Serve it with some additional butter, cheese or with shrimp and its sauce (go with your heart).Enjoy!

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