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Old August 28, 2011   #12
Zana
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HOT TOMATO GRITS
1995 Recipe Hall of Fame

2 bacon slices, chopped
2 (14 1/2-ounce) cans chicken broth
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup quick-cooking grits
2 large tomatoes, peeled and chopped
2 tablespoons canned chopped green chilies
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese
Garnishes: chopped tomato, cooked and crumbled bacon, shredded Cheddar
Cheese

• COOK bacon in a heavy saucepan until crisp, reserving drippings in pan.
• Gradually add broth and salt; bring to a boil.
• STIR in grits, tomato, and chilies; return to a boil, stirring often.
• Reduce heat, and simmer, stirring often, 15 to 20 minutes.
• STIR in cheese; cover and let stand 5 minutes or until cheese melts.
• Garnish, if desired.

Yield: 6 servings.
Prep: 10 min., Cook: 30 min., Stand: 5 min.

Note: To decrease fat and calories, drain bacon on paper towels, discarding
drippings; substitute reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese for regular.
Source Southern Living June 2001
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