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Charleston Shrimp and Grits Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lois Duke
Added: Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 onion, chopped
1 red sweet pepper, chopped
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1/4 c. wine
4 bay leaves
26 oz. can tomatoes
1 tsp. oregano
1 tsp. thyme
1 tsp. basil
2 dashes hot sauce
1 lb. peeled shrimp
salt and pepper to taste
olive oil
2 T. Old Bay seasoning

Grits:
1/2 c. grits
2 c. water
2 tsp. salt
3 T. butter
2 T. Parmesan cheese
1/3 c. grated sharp cheese

Directions:
Directions:
Saute onion, pepper and garlic in olive oil. Add rest of ingredients, except shrimp, and simmer 20 minutes. Saute shrimp in olive oil with Old Bay seasoning for 5 minutes. Add to tomatoe sauce. Heat for several minutes. Serve over grits.

Grits:
Boil water; add grits and salt. When thick, add butter and cheeses, stir til well blended.

 

 

 

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