Trail Recipe: Cheez-It Cheesy Cheddar Grits

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Cheez-It Cheesy Cheddar Grits by MONTyBOCA

Let’s be real: You’re already packing Cheez-Its, or some kind of salty chip. Why not cook up an amazing meal with them?

This recipe is part of MONTyBOCA’s Truckstop recipe series, where I create a fast and tasty meal with a bag of chips or crackers. You can pick up the key ingredient just about anywhere (small-town gas stations included), and it’ll satisfy your trail cravings.

cheeze it cheesy grits ingredients

The Cheez-It Cheesy Grits ingredients.

The Cheesy Cheddar Grits (and the Truckstop recipes) also includes one of my favorite backcountry pantry ingredients: polenta/grits/cornmeal/masa/cornbread mix. All of these may seem different for anyone who doesn’t cook a lot, but they’re pretty much the same thing and, most importantly, they cook up in only a few minutes. Just make sure to get the quick cooking kind.


Cheez It Cheesy Grits recipe

Watch Chef Corso Cook the Cheez-It Cheesy Cheddar Grits

Full Ingredient List

Here are the full ingredients for the Cheez-It Cheesy Cheddar Grits. Substitute the chips or crackers of your choice, and add hot sauce if you like some kick.

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