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Hot Tomato Grits Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Leslie Sirmon
Added: Saturday, August 1, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 bacon slices, chopped
2 (14 1/2 ounce) cans of chicken broth
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup quick cooking grits
1 can rotel, drained (optional)
1 cup (4 ounces) cheddar cheese
Garnishes: chopped tomato, cooked and crumbled bacon, shredded cheddar cheese

Directions:
Directions:
Cook bacon in a heavy saucepan until crisp, reserving drippings in pan. Gradually add broth and salt: bring to a boil. Stir in grits and rotel, return to a boil, stirring often. Reduce heat, and simmer, stirring often, 15 to 20 minutes. Stir in cheese, cover and let stand 5 minutes or until cheese melts. Garnish, if desired.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
To reduce fat/calories (but who wants to!), drain bacon on paper towels discarding drippings, substitute reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese for regular.

 

 

 

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