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Shrimp and Greens Over Grits

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Shrimp and Greens Over Grits

A southern classic gets a healthy makeover, but you’d never taste the difference! This hearty meal has flavor coming from every layer, with spicy sausage, shrimp, greens, and herbs and spices creating a colorful layer over smooth and flavorful grits.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2


1 can (6 oz) Medium Shrimp

1 reduced sodium spicy chicken sausage, cooked and chopped

1/2 cup chopped onion

1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper

1/2 cup chopped tomato

2 cups chopped kale or collard greens

2 teaspoons olive oil

1 clove garlic, minced

1/2 teaspoon paprika

1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

1/4 teaspoon chili powder

3/4 cup quick cooking grits

1 3/4 cups nonfat milk

1 1/4 cups water

1/4 teaspoon pepper

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder


Prepare grits according to instructions, using 1 3/4 cups milk and 1 1/4 cup water. Stir pepper, and garlic powder into cooked grits, cover, and set aside. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, bell pepper, chicken sausage, and tomato and saute until tender, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic, shrimp, kale, paprika, thyme, and chili powder and saute until kale is wilted, about 3 more minutes. Divide grits into 2 bowls and top each with half the shrimp mixture.

Nutrition Information

For one serving (571g) - 1 cup grits topped with 1 cup shrimp mixture: Calories 500 (90 from fat), Fat 10g (Saturated 2.5g), Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 159mg, Sodium 594mg, Total Carbohydrate 69g, Fiber 6g, Sugars 16g, Protein 37g