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Goat Cheese Grits With Fresh Corn

Goat Cheese Grits With Fresh Corn

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Take grits upscale by adding fresh corn, goat cheese and chives.

Prep: 20 Minutes | Total Time: 20 Minutes
  • 3 cups
  • 1/2 teaspoon
  • 1/4 teaspoon
    freshly ground pepper
  • 3/4 cup
    quick grits, (not instant)
  • 1 cup
    fresh corn kernels (about 1 large ear), or frozen
  • 3/4 cup
    crumbled goat cheese (3 ounces), divided
  • 1/4 cup
    thinly sliced fresh chives, or scallion greens
  1. Bring water, salt and pepper to a boil in a large saucepan. Slowly pour in grits, stirring constantly. Stir in corn; return to a simmer. 
  2. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and cook, stirring once or twice, until thickened, about 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from the heat, stir in half the goat cheese and let stand for 5 minutes. 
  4. Stir in chives (or scallions). Serve each portion sprinkled with some of the remaining cheese.
Nutritional Information
Serving Size: about 2/3 cup each

Makes: 6 servings
  • Calories156
  • Fat5 g
    • Saturated fat3 g
  • Cholesterol11 mg
  • Carbohydrates23 g
    • Dietary fiber1 g
  • Protein5 g
  • Sodium277 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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