Slow cooker Shrimp and grits

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 476.5
  • Total Fat: 12.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 150.2 mg
  • Sodium: 1,060.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 53.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g
  • Protein: 36.3 g

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Delicious take on a southern classic that can takes advantage of the ease of crock pot cooking. Delicious take on a southern classic that can takes advantage of the ease of crock pot cooking.
Number of Servings: 4


    1.5 cups of stone ground grits*
    1 extra large vegetable bouillon cube
    4.5 cups water
    2 chopped Aidell's Andouille sausage
    10 oz of frozen, peeled, deviened raw shrimp
    2 cloves of garlic, minced
    3/4 cup of frozen sweet pepper and onion blend
    1 tblsp of chilli seasoning
    1/2 cup of fat free shredded cheddar
    1/2 cup of fat free shredded mozzarella
    3 tablespoons of light butter
    salt, and siracha to taste

    *I feel that regular would work, but I recommend getting the stone ground, the flavor is incredible. Anson Mills and Callaway Gardens sell them online.


Add grits, bouillon, water and chopped sausage to crockpot. Cover and cook on low for 4 to 5 hours, check periodically to see if you need to add more liquid, stirring occasionally.

About two hours before you intend to serve the shrimp and grits, sautee the grits, garlic and pepper and onion blend in chilli seasoning. Add mixture to crockpot, add both cheese and butter. Cook for another 2 hours, or more, the recipe is very forgiving and can wait until you are ready to eat. Before serving check to see if more salt or siracha sauce is needed. We like ours spicy!

It makes 4 generous servings, or you could do 6 servings with a lower calorie vegetable side, say steamed broccoli, or a small salad.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user RUN_LIFT_EAT.

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    When do you add the shrimp? - 8/6/12

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