Ingredients

How to make it

  • Add butter and olive oil to a saucepan over medium heat.
  • When butter has melted add the onion and cook until soft.
  • Add garlic and cook for another minute.
  • Turn heat to high and pour in the milk and water.
  • Bring to a boil and slowly whisk in the grits.
  • Turn heat to medium low and cook, stirring occasionally for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • When done, dump in the cheese and stir until it melts.
  • Season with salt and pepper and set aside.
  • Put bacon in a large skillet set over medium high heat.
  • Cook until golden brown and crisp.
  • Drain to paper towels.
  • Remove all but 3 tablespoons of the oil.
  • Set skillet back over medium high heat.
  • When nearly smoking, add shrimp.
  • Cook until pink, about 1 1/2 minutes per side.
  • Scoop some of the cheese grits into a bowl.
  • Top with shrimp, bacon and scallions.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.

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  • lacrenshaw 10 years ago
    And here I never thought grits were that popular! Seems I was sorely mistaken. Thanks for all the fives joe, debbie and teresa. And please enjoy!
    Lorraine
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    " It was excellent "
    bluewaterandsand ate it and said...
    We love grits and bacon at my house so this will be a hit. Sounds great!
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    " It was excellent "
    debbie919 ate it and said...
    Kudos! And a 5 too!
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    " It was excellent "
    joe1155 ate it and said...
    A killer recipe! Wonderful.
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  • lacrenshaw 10 years ago
    Thank you all for your forks! Midge, I hope you enjoy this one. It does, indeed, seems like a good one for you. Yes, julia, once again a one-pot meal with BACON. Thanks for the flag! And my ga... how did I know you would adore this? lol I'm going to visit your alley one day. just you wait and see! Thanks, friends.
    Lorraine
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    " It was excellent "
    gagagrits ate it and said...
    My oh my shrimp,bacon, cheese and grits, this sounds so delightful. I love grits and this is just up my alley..:)
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    " It was excellent "
    juels ate it and said...
    I love this type of meals! Huge comfort food for me! 5 forks and a beauty flag!
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    " It was excellent "
    midgelet ate it and said...
    looks fabulous and I like grits too!
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