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Smothered Pork with Gouda Grits

Smothered Pork with Gouda Grits
Servings:
4
Total Time:
30 minutes

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare grits through step 2 and begin to simmer (10 minutes)
  • Prepare pork and complete grits; serve (20 minutes)

Smothered Pork

Ingredients

1/4 cup green onions, finely chopped
1 large sweet onion, finely chopped
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 lb fully cooked ham steaks
2 (3-oz) links smoked sausage
1 tablespoon canola oil
8 oz fresh prediced bell peppers (1 1/2 cups)
2 teaspoons blackening seasoning
1 (10-oz) can diced tomatoes with green chiles
1/2 cup heavy cream

Steps

  1. Chop green onions, onion, and garlic. Cut ham and sausage into small bite-size pieces. Preheat large, nonstick sauté pan on medium-high 2–3 minutes.
  2. Add oil, peppers, sausage, sweet onion, and garlic to pan; cook and stir 3 minutes. Add ham and seasoning to pan; cook and stir 3 minutes or until vegetables are softened. Stir in tomatoes and cream; cook and stir 1–2 minutes or until sauce begins to thicken.
  3. Reduce heat to low; cook and stir 3–4 minutes or until sauce has thickened and ham is 165°F. Stir in green onions. Serve.

Gouda Grits

Ingredients

3 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth (or stock)
4 oz Deli smoked Gouda (or Gruyère) cheese, shredded
1 cup quick-cooking grits
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper

Steps

  1. Place broth in medium saucepan and cover; bring to boil on medium-high. Shred cheese.
  2. Whisk grits into broth, then reduce heat to low and cover; simmer and stir 8–10 minutes or until smooth and creamy.
  3. Remove pan from heat; stir in cheese, salt, and pepper. Serve.

Aprons Advice

  • Complete your meal with cooked greens, biscuits, sweet tea and fresh sliced apples for dessert.
  • As the grits sit they will begin to thicken; they can be thinned by whisking in 1/4 cup broth until desired consistency.

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CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 410kcal; FAT 25.00g; SAT FAT 11.00g; TRANS FAT 0.00g; CHOL 115mg; SODIUM 2230mg; CARB 15g; FIBER 3.00g; SUGARS 8g; PROTEIN 32g; CALC 8%; VIT A 80%; VIT C 230%; IRON 15%

Gouda Grits

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 260kcal; FAT 8.00g; SAT FAT 5.00g; TRANS FAT 0.00g; CHOL 30mg; SODIUM 930mg; CARB 32g; FIBER 2.00g; SUGARS 1g; PROTEIN 13g; CALC 20%; VIT A 4%; VIT C 2%; IRON 10%

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