Creamy Grits

Serve instead of potatoes for breakfast, lunch or dinner.


  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup


  • 1/2 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 cup California raisins
  • 1 tablespoon chopped shallots
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup quick grits
  • 2 tablespoons grated smoked Cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper; to taste


Melt butter in saucepan; add raisins and shallot; cook until caramelized. Deglaze pan with wine; add water and cream. Bring to boil and stir in grits; cook about 5 minutes. Then add cheese and heat until melted.

Note: See Chefs Select recipe for Sautéed Lamb T-Bones with Fresh Thyme and Creamy Raisin Grits.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 410 (59% from fat); Total Fat 28g (sat 17g, mono 8g, poly 1g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 95mg; Protein 5g; Carbohydrate 32g; (Dietary Fiber 2g; Sugars 15g; ); Iron 1mg; Sodium 75mg; Calcium 106mg; Potassium 256mg

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