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Cheddar and Scallion Grits

Cheddar and Scallion Grits
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  1. In a medium saucepan, bring 4¼ cups water to a boil. Add 1½ teaspoons salt. Slowly whisk in the grits. Reduce heat to low and cook, whisking frequently, until the grits thicken and pull away from the side of the pan, 15 to 20 minutes. 
  2. Add the Cheddar and stir until it melted. Top with the scallions, butter, and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
By June, 2006

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 185Calories From Fat 41%
  • Fat 13g
  • Sat Fat 9g
  • Cholesterol 39mg
  • Sodium 888mg
  • Protein 7g
  • Carbohydrate 9g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugar 1g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Turn this into a main course by adding sautéed shrimp or andouille sausage.

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    High in vitamin C, these hard, tart berries are grown in bogs in colder regions of North America and Europe. They’re almost always eaten cooked, as in the classic Thanksgiving relish.