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Souffled Grits




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Recipe By Chef Jim Coleman

Head south for breakfast and try this tender, creamy, grits recipe.

Makes 4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • ½ cup grits
  • 2 ½ cups boiling chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs separated
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar

Directions

    1. Slowly stir the grits into the boiling broth and add the salt, cover and cook until the grits are done. 3-5 minutes for quick grits and 20-30 minutes for regular grits.
    2. Remove from heat and beat in the egg yolks and butter. Cool slightly.
    3. Beat the egg whites with the cream of tartar until stiff peaks form. Fold in the grits and place in a well buttered 1-½ quart baking dish.
    4. Bake 30 minutes in an oven preheated to 400° or until puffed and browned. Serve immediately with butter.
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Reminder: The ingredients in a recipe determine if it should be eaten every day, some days, or on special occasions. It's up to you and you doctor to determine what can be part of a healthy diet for you and any special needs you may have.


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