Soft Cheese Grits

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 192.6
  • Total Fat: 4.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 12.4 mg
  • Sodium: 243.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 32.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.7 g
  • Protein: 5.7 g

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Introduction

These are great with shrimp with country ham and red-eye gravy. Also good for an alternative for polenta or mashed potatoes These are great with shrimp with country ham and red-eye gravy. Also good for an alternative for polenta or mashed potatoes
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    6 cups water
    1 1/2 cups of grits (may use quick grits)
    1/2 tsp salt, preferably kosher
    1 Tbs minced garlic
    1 1/2 oz of sharp cheddar cheese grated (1/3 cup)
    1/3 cup half and half

Directions

In a large saucepan, over medium high heat, bring the water to a boil and slowly stir in the grits salt, and garlic. Lower the heat, cover; and simmer, stirring occaqsionally, until the grits are thick and soft, about 10 minutes. Wisk in the cheese and the half and half. You can keep the grits hot in a water bath, stirring occasionally, for up to 1 hour. More water may be whisked in to thin the consistency of the grits, whick will thicken as they sit.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CHEFSOPHIE.

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