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Shrimp 'n' Grits Pie

Photo: Alison Miksch; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham

Hands-on time 30 mins
Total time 1 hr, 50 mins
Yield

Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups Overnight Slow-Cooker Grits
  • 1 cup jarred marinara sauce
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 large eggs
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon bacon drippings
  • 1 pound medium-size raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 3 thick bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
  • 3 tablespoons torn fresh basil leaves

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 425°. Stir together first 4 ingredients. Spread mixture in a 10-inch pie plate coated with cooking spray, and bake 1 hour or until browned. Let stand 20 minutes.

  2. Melt butter with bacon drippings in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add shrimp, and sauté 3 minutes or until pink. Transfer shrimp to a medium bowl. Toss together shrimp and feta; add salt and pepper to taste. Top pie with shrimp mixture, bacon, and basil.