Good Morning Cheese Grits

  • Yield: 2 servings


1/3cup diced Canadian bacon or diced ham
1/2cup quick grits
2cups skim milk
1/2cup fat-free chicken broth or milk
1/3cup shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese
1/2teaspoon paprika
dash cayenne pepper
1/4cup chopped green onions
Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cook Canadian bacon until brown in a nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add grits, milk, and broth and cook until boiling. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook for an additional 5-7 minutes until grits are tender.
  3. Combine with cheese, paprika, cayenne and green onions. Season to taste.
Recipe reprinted with permission from Too Hot in the Kitchen (Holly Clegg, 2010). For more from Holly, follow along at her website, Trim & Terrific

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 316
  • Fat 5g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Cholesterol 27mg
  • Sodium 614mg
  • Carbohydrate 45g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 13g
  • Protein 22g