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Shrimp 'n Grits With Peas and Greens

Shrimp 'n Grits With Peas and Greens
Total Time:
25 minutes
Active Time:
25 minutes

Cooking Sequence

-- Prepare shrimp recipe through step 2 - 5 minutes

-- While bacon cooks, begin peas and greens recipe - 5 minutes

-- Complete both recipes and serve - 15 minutes

Shrimp 'n Grits


1 cup quick-cooking grits

3 cups water

3 slices bacon

1 (16-oz) bag frozen gumbo vegetable blend (okra, corn, peppers, onions, celery)

12 oz peeled/deveined shrimp (thawed)

1 (14.5-oz) can diced tomatoes with garlic/onion (drained)

1 cup heavy whipping cream

1 teaspoon Creole seasoning

4 green onions, thinly sliced


1. Place grits and water into microwave-safe bowl; cover and microwave on HIGH 8-10 minutes, stirring once.

2. Preheat large sauté pan on medium-high 2-3 minutes. Cut bacon into bite-size pieces. Place bacon in pan (wash hands); cook 4-6 minutes or until crisp.

3. Stir gumbo vegetables into bacon; cook 1-2 minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients (except onions); cook 3-4 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink and opaque. Meanwhile, slice green onions.

4. Stir grits before serving. Serve shrimp over grits; sprinkle with green onions.

Peas and Greens


1 medium sweet onion, thinly sliced

1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth

1 (15-oz) can seasoned field peas with snaps (drained)

1 (14-oz) can seasoned collard greens (undrained)

1 teaspoon chipotle hot sauce


-- Peel onion; slice one half of the onion.


1. Preheat medium saucepan on medium-high 2-3 minutes. Place all ingredients in pan; bring to a boil.

2. Reduce heat to simmer; cook 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Serve.

Aprons Advice

-- Complete your meal with a crusty baguette and banana pudding.

-- Use scissors to cut the bacon directly into the sauté pan; it speeds up the cook time and saves on cleanup.

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Shrimp 'n Grits

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 660kcal; FAT 36g; CHOL 220mg; SODIUM 1190mg; CARB 58g; FIBER 6g; PROTEIN 24g; VIT A 35%; VIT C 30%; CALC 20%; IRON 15%

Peas and Greens

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 80kcal; FAT 1g; CHOL 0mg; SODIUM 760mg; CARB 14g; FIBER 4g; PROTEIN 6g; VIT A 35%; VIT C 40%; CALC 20%; IRON 8%

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