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Easy Bacon Grits

Have you ever wanted bacon and grits but didn’t have the money?

You will be surprised by the fantastic treasures in your kitchen that can turn something into an edible masterpiece.

One such treasure is bacon bits.

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Yes, you heard right. I have been using bacon bits as a substitute for many things, and it is cost-efficient, and you get a lot for your buck.

Here are a few examples of how to use bacon bits.. put your seatbelt on:

  • pork egg rolls
  • bacon and cheese omelet
  • grits
  • bacon cheeseburgers
  • pasta
  • pizza toppings
  • dressings (to add a hint of something)

If you are a fan of the bacon grits in the store, I promise you will fall in love with these bacon grits.

I love to use Quaker 5-Minute Grits, and I use a half pack of turkey gravy. If you aren’t a fan of turkey, you can choose another type of gravy. If you choose NOT to use any gravy, all you need is:

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Easy Bacon Grits

A frugal recipe that only takes a handful of ingredients. From stove to table within 10 minutes.
Cook Time 7 minutes
Servings 4


  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup grits
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp bacon bits (any kind)
  • 1/2 package turkey gravy


  • Bring water to a boil. Add salt, butter, and grits. Stir until no lumps are left. I always use a metal whisk.
  • Turn down to low and add your bacon bits and gravy. Stir really well, and let simmer for 5-6 minutes.
  • Enjoy!


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