Creamy Grits with Asparagus

I love southern food and one of my favorites is grits as a dinner side dish. They are the perfect addition for any holiday dinner.

Creamy Grits with Asparagus
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Ingredients
  • 1½ cup Stone Ground Grits
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • ½ cup heavy cream or whole milk ricotta
  • 2 cups grated cheese, smoked gouda, mozzarella, fontina, or parmesan.
  • 2 tablespoons butter
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  • For Asparagus Topping:
  • Tender Asparagus
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Cheese, for topping
Instructions
  1. Bring water to boil, add salt and Grits.
  2. Whisk until well mixed.
  3. Bring water to a simmer and let simmer for 20 minutes on low.
  4. When ready, add butter, cream, and cheese.
  5. Mix well.
  6. Place in serving dish and top with Broiled asparagus.
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  8. For Asparagus Topping:
  9. Toss asparagus in olive oil and salt and pepper.
  10. Place under broiler and cook until browned lightly.
  11. Remove and chop.
  12. Place over grits.

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Category: Main Dishes, Thanksgiving     Post Date: April 20, 2016

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