Creamy Blue Cheese Shrimp Grits

6
Servings
9m
Prep Time
60m
Cook Time
1h 9m
Ready In

Recipe: #36119

December 19, 2020



"Ina Gardner had something similar in parade 25 Oct 2018 from cooking like a pro"

Original recipe yields 6 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (430.9 g)
  • Calories 419.2
  • Total Fat - 24.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 15.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 123.6 mg
  • Sodium - 797.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 36.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.2 g
  • Sugars - 0.9 g
  • Protein - 14.9 g
  • Calcium - 239.1 mg
  • Iron - 1.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 2.3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step 1

Bring 6 cups water to a full rolling boil in a heavy 4-quart saucepan. Add salt

Step 2

Slowly add grits, pouring them into pan in a thin, steady stream while whisking constantly. Reduce heat to low

Step 3

Simmer, stirring occasionally, 5-7 minutes, until grits have thickened.

Step 4

Stir in half-and-half and butter (it will seem very thin but grits will thicken again as they cook).

Step 5

Bring to a boil over medium heat. Stirring constantly. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 45 minutes or until smooth and creamy, stirring occasionally. Last 5 minutes add in the shrimp

Step 6

Remove from heat.

Step 7

Stir in Roquefort, season to taste

Step 8

Add tomatoes. Stir

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