Shrimp, Peppers, and Cheese Grits

Shrimp, Peppers, and Cheese GritsRecipe


4 servings (serving size: 1 cup grits and 1 1/4 cups shrimp mixture)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 452
Caloriesfromfat 19 %
Fat 9.4 g
Satfat 4.1 g
Monofat 2.5 g
Polyfat 1.4 g
Protein 46.5 g
Carbohydrate 42.7 g
Fiber 3.3 g
Cholesterol 223 mg
Iron 5.7 mg
Sodium 1058 mg
Calcium 467 mg


1/2 cup chopped Canadian bacon
1 cup red bell pepper strips
1 cup green bell pepper strips
1 (10-ounce) can diced tomatoes and green chiles, drained
1 1/2 pounds medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1 2/3 cups fat-free milk
1 (16-ounce) can fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1 cup uncooked quick-cooking grits
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese


Cook bacon in a skillet over medium heat 3 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring frequently. Add bell peppers; cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add tomatoes; cook 5 minutes. Add shrimp; cook 3 minutes. Stir in green onions; keep warm.

Combine milk and broth in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, and stir in grits. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and cook for 5 minutes or until thick, stirring occasionally. Stir in cheese. Serve shrimp mixture over grits.