Rating: 3.5 stars
7 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0

Serve mashed potatoes in place of the cheese grits, if you prefer. Round out the meal with steamed green beans.

Recipe by Cooking Light May 2003


Credit: Karry Hosford

Recipe Summary

4 servings (serving size: 1 pork chop and 1/2cup grits)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Bring water to a boil; stir in grits. Reduce heat, and cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Stir in cheese, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder, and red pepper.

  • While grits cook, sprinkle pork with 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, and black pepper. Dredge in flour. Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the pork and onion; sauté 6 minutes, turning pork over after 3 minutes. Add broth and water; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 4 minutes. Serve with grits.

Nutrition Facts

394 calories; calories from fat 40%; fat 17.6g; saturated fat 7.3g; mono fat 6.3g; poly fat 1.5g; protein 27.8g; carbohydrates 29.3g; fiber 1.4g; cholesterol 83mg; iron 1.9mg; sodium 427mg; calcium 82mg.