Cheesy Grits

Serves 7

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 cups water
  • 3/4 cup grits
  • 1/2 tsp salt (optional)
  • 3 oz reduced-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup scallions, chopped

Preparation

  1. Bring water to a boil in a sauce pan.
  2. Add grits (and salt) stirring vigorously.
  3. Reduce to a simmer and let cook for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add scallions and cheese. Stir until cheese is melted. Remove from heat and serve.

Nutrition Information

  • 90 Calories
  • 3g Fat
  • 5 mg Cholesterol
  • 105 mg Sodium
  • 40 mg Potassium
  • 13g Carbohydrate
  • 1g Fiber
  • 0g Sugar
  • 4g Protein
  • 85 mg Phosphorus

Exchanges

  • 1 Starch
  • 1/2 Fat

Hamilton, Lara, and Jennifer Lamplough. Healthy calendar diabetic cooking. 2nd ed. Alexandria, Va.: American Diabetes Association, 2012. 302. Print.

In the event that you find that this recipe is not appropriate for diabetics, please contact us and we will review your suggestions.

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