Tag: grits

Fennel, Mushroom, Olive and Beef Ragout over Polenta

Ingredients: for the ragout: 1 1/2 lb crimini mushrooms, sliced 2 bulbs fennel, sliced into half-moons 1 red onion, sliced into half-moons 2 cloves garlic, sliced 1 1/4 lb cubed sirloin or stew beef superfine flour (like Wondra) quart beef stock 1/4 cup (drained) kalamata olives 1 tablespoon coarse herbs […]

Ham & Peas Baked Polenta

Ingredients: 1/2 small red onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 4 oz Frick’s sliced Gourmet Ham, cut into bite-sized pieces 2/3 cup frozen peas 2 eggs 1 cup milk 1 cup coarse cornmeal* 1/3 cup grated Parmesan 2 cups very hot or boiling water, chicken or ham stock salt freshly ground black […]

Old Bay Chive Cheese Grits

Ingredients: 2 cups yellow stone-ground grits 6 cups water or chicken stock 2/3 cup grated Dubliner cheese 2 tablespoons Old Bay 1/4 (loose) cup chopped chives salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: In a medium pot, bring the water or stock and Old Bay to a boil. Add the grits […]

Cheesy Creasy Green Grits

Ingredients: 2 cups yellow stone-ground grits 6 cups water or chicken stock 1 cup grated extra sharp cheddar* 4 bunches creasy greens, leaves finely chopped (about 3 1/2-4 loose cups of chopped greens) 1-2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes Directions: Heat a small amount of oil […]

Pumpkin Mole Grits

Ingredients: 2 cups chicken stock 1/2 cup stone-ground grits 1/3 cup pumpkin puree 1/4 teaspoon Ancho chile powder 1/4 teaspoon allspice 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: In a medium pot, bring the stock to a boil. Add the grits and stir continually for about 5 minutes […]

Cheddar Jalapeño Grits with Andouille Sausage

Ingredients: 4 cups chicken stock 1 cup stone-ground grits (not instant) 1 jalapeño, diced 1 medium onion,chopped 1/3 cup shredded extra sharp cheddar 4 andouille sausages salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: In a skillet, saute the onion and jalapeño until the onion is soft. Remove from the skillet. Set […]

Saucy Tomato Grits

Ingredients:35 oz canned whole tomatoes in juice1/2 cup old fashioned grits2 stalks celery, chopped2 cloves garlic, minced1 small onion, chopped2 tablespoons olive oil1/2 teaspoon thymesaltpepper Directions:Thoroughly drain the tomatoes, reserving juice. Cut the tomatoes into manageable bites and set aside. Pour the juice into measuring cup and add water until […]

Stone-Ground Grits with Spinach and Parmesan

Ingredients:4 cups chicken stock1 cup stone-ground grits (not instant)1/2 cup defrosted frozen spinach1/3 cup grated Parmesansaltpepper Directions:In a medium pot, bring the broth to a boil. Add the grits and stir continually for about 10 minutes or until all the broth is absorbed. Remove from the heat and stir in […]