Cheesy Grits

Grits are dried, ground corn usually served as a porridge or side dish. A popular breakfast item, grits are a great grain base for meals and can be sweet or savory.

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Serves6 (1/2 cup each)
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  1. Bring water, garlic, onion, margarine, black pepper, and bouillon to a boil in a heavy saucepan over medium high heat.
  2. Slowly whisk in the grits once water is boiling, they will clump if you don't keep whisking!
  3. Reduce heat to low and cook, covered, 20 minutes, stirring once in a while until grits soften.
  4. Remove from heat. Top with cheese and serve.

Recipe Tips

You can get creative with the toppings! Try: a fried egg, fresh or sauteed spinach, protein like cooked chicken or shrimp.

Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Grits
Amount Per Serving (1/2 cup eachg)
Calories 145 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 176mg 7%
Potassium 60mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 24g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 3%
Vitamin C 1%
Vitamin D0%
Calcium 4%
Iron 5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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