Shrimp and Cheese Grits

Shrimp and Cheese Grits
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 365.4
  • Total Fat: 10.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 232.5 mg
  • Sodium: 886.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 39.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.7 g
  • Protein: 37.1 g

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Number of Servings: 2


    1/2 c. Quaker 5 Minute Grits
    1 c. unsweetened almond milk
    1 1/4 c. low sodium chicken broth
    1/8 tsp. salt
    1/8 tsp. garlic powder
    1/8 tsp. onion powder
    1/4 c. reduced fat shredded Mexican cheese
    1/2 Tbsp. EVOO
    1/2 Tbsp. I Can't Believe It's Not Butter Light
    2 Tbsp. onion, finely chopped
    1/2 tsp. minced garlic
    10 oz. bag frozen peeled and deveined shrimp, thawed
    1/8 tsp. salt
    1/8 tsp. pepper


In a medium saucepan, bring almond milk and broth to a boil. With liquid boiling, slowly stir in grits, salt, garlic powder, and onion powder. Keep stirring until entire mixture boils again. Reduce heat to medium-low and cover. Stir every few minutes until thick and tender, about 5 minutes. Turn off heat and add cheese. Stir and cover with lid while preparing shrimp.
Meanwhile, heat olive oil and butter in a skillet over medium heat. Saute onion until tender. Add garlic and shrimp. Season with salt and pepper, and cook 5 minutes, or until shrimp turn pink.
Plate the cheese grits and top with the shrimp. Serve hot.

Serving Size: 2 servings