Grits with Tomatoes and Shrimp

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READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by sugarpea

If you've never tried grits, this dish is a great introduction. It's easy to make and quite delicious. Makes a great brunch, lunch or supper.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grits: In a saucepan bring to boil the water, milk, butter and salt; add grits and reduce heat to a simmer; cook, stirring frequently, 15-20 minutes or until it is smooth, thick and falls easily from a spoon.
  2. Add cream and cheese, stir to combine, cover tightly and set aside if need be.
  3. Tomatoes: Meanwhile saute onions and garlic in butter until translucent, 2-3 minutes; add wine and cook until pan is dry, 2-3 minutes; add bay leaves, tomatoes and juice, and cayenne; reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes, until tomatoes have broken down and mixture is slightly thickened.
  4. Remove from heat, add herbs and cover; set aside.
  5. Shrimp: In a skillet over medium-high heat, saute shrimp with butter, salt and pepper until done.
  6. To Serve: Spoon grits into a soup plate, ladle with tomatoes and arrange shrimp over the top; garnish with cheese shavings.

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