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Savory Breakfast Grits

Buttery, cheesy, quick and easy savory grits for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. Toppings include scallions, cheese, and bacon.
5 from 47 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 401 kcal

Equipment

  • Saucepan
  • Microwave optional for cooking bacon

Ingredients
  

  • 1 ½ cups water
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup quick cooking grits
  • 2 TBS heavy cream
  • 2 pats of butter
  • 3 slices bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 2 tbs cheddar cheese grated
  • 1 Sliced scallions thinly sliced
  • Hot sauce

Instructions
 

  • Add the salt to the water and bring to a rolling boil. Slowly whisk in the grits, then reduce the heat to a simmer. Continue cooking until the grits are thickened and the water absorbed.
  • Remove from heat and stir in the cream. Pour the grits into a bowl or onto a serving plate.
  • Garnish with butter, bacon, cheese, scallions, and hot sauce. Enjoy immediately while piping hot.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Savory Breakfast Grits
Amount per Serving
Calories
401
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
27
g
42
%
Saturated Fat
 
15
g
75
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
2
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
8
g
Cholesterol
 
79
mg
26
%
Sodium
 
998
mg
42
%
Potassium
 
161
mg
5
%
Carbohydrates
 
31
g
10
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
1
g
1
%
Protein
 
12
g
24
%
Vitamin A
 
790
IU
16
%
Vitamin C
 
1
mg
1
%
Calcium
 
134
mg
13
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Approximate nutrition information is provided as a convenience and courtesy only. You are encouraged to do your own calculations if precise data is required.

Keyword bacon, cheese, grits,, savory, scallions
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