Recipe Details

Southwestern Grits

Number of Servings: 4

Serving Size: 6-oz.

Southwestern Grits

Name: Amount:
water 2 cups
instant grits 4
jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced 0.50 Tbsp
cumin 0.50 Tbsp
diced red onion 0.50 cup
diced red bell pepper 0.25 cup
reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese, shredded 3

Place water in a heavy saucepan and bring to a boil. slowly add the grits to water while stirring, bring to a simmer, then lower the heat to medium. Add the jalapenos, cumin, red onion, and red pepper, and combine well. The grits should be cooked almost immediately. Remove from heat, garnish with the cheddar cheese, and serve.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 194
Calories from Fat 68
Total Fat 7g
Saturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 22mg
Sodium 445mg
Potassium 2mg
Carbohydrates 25g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 1g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 2%
Iron 2%
Folic Acid 2%
Dietary Exchange 1 Starch1 Lean Meat1 Fat