Mushroom Grits

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Mushroom GritsRecipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Claire Spollen


Dress up a bowl of creamy, classic grits with mushrooms, garlic, and parsley. Serve with any lean meat entrée for a simple and healthy meal.

Serves 4 (serving size: about 3/4 cup)


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3 cups water
3/4 cup uncooked quick-cooking grits
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1 tablespoon butter
8 ounces sliced mushrooms
1 garlic clove, minced
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon kosher salt


Boil water in a saucepan. Add grits and 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, stirring constantly. Bring to a boil; cover and reduce heat to low. Cook 7 minutes or until thick, stirring frequently. Melt butter in a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add mushrooms, minced garlic, pepper, and 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt; cook 8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir mushroom mixture into grits. Top with parsley.

Created date

September 2014

Nutritional Information

Calories 147
Fat 3.6 g
Satfat 2 g
Sodium 209 mg