• 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 (Calories from Fat 59%); Total Fat 28 ( Saturated Fat 17; Trans Fat 0; ); Cholesterol 95; Sodium 75; Potassium 256; Total Carbohydrate 32; Dietary Fiber 2; Sugars 15; Protein 5; Calcium 106; Iron 1;

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