dish
Creamy Tasso Grits

10
Serves
99
Calories
11
Nutrients
1
Vitamins

Ingredients

3 tablespoons minced onion
1 tablespoon clarified butter
3 cups chicken stock or low-sodium chicken broth
1 1/8 cups stoneground grits
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 cup milk
1/2 cup finely diced tasso ham
1/2 cup finely diced red peppers
1/2 cup finely diced green peppers
1/2 cup minced green onions

Cooking Instructions

1. Sweat the onions in butter. Add the chicken stock and bring to a boil.

2. Whisk in the grits and salt and pepper. Return to a boil and simmer for 35 to 40 minutes, until the grits are fully cooked and soft. Add water, if necessary, to continue cooking the grits. Stir in the milk and cook for another 5 to 10 minutes.

3. In a separate pan, saute the tasso ham, add the remaining garnish ingredients and saute together for 2 to 3 minutes more. Stir this into the cooked grits.

Serving Size: 1/2 cup

Nutrition Information

Number of Servings: 10
Calories
99
Protein
4 g
Total Carbohydrate
16 g
Dietary Fiber
1 g
Soluble Fiber
0 g
Insoluble Fiber
0 g
Sugar
2 g
Total Fat
2 g
Saturated Fat
1 g
Monounsaturated Fat
0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0 g
Trans Fatty Acid (tfa)
0 g
Cholesterol
9 mg
Omega-3 Fatty Acid
0 g
Omega-6 Fatty Acid
0 g
Percent Calories from Protein
15 %
Percent Calories from Carbohydrate
64 %
Percent Calories from Fat
21 %
Vitamin C
13 mg