Cheesy Shrimp & Grits Casserole

273 shrimp grits

Ingredients

    • 4 cups chicken broth
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 cup regular grits
    • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese, divided ( 4 ounces)
    • 1 cup shredded monterey jack pepper cheese ( 4 ounces)
    • 2 tablespoons butter or 2 tablespoons margarine
    • 6 green onions, chopped
    • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
    • 1 garlic clove, minced
    • 1 lb fresh small shrimp, peeled and cooked
    • 1 (10 ounce) cans diced tomatoes and green chilies, drained
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

 

Directions

  1. Bring 4 cups chicken broth and 1/2 teaspoon salt to a boil in a large saucepan; stir in grits.
  2. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes.
  3. Stir together grits, 3/4 cup Cheddar cheese, and Monterey Jack cheese.
  4. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat; add green onions, bell pepper, and garlic, and sauté 5 minutes or until tender.
  5. Stir together green onion mixture, grits mixture, shrimp, and next 3 ingredients.
  6. Pour into a lightly greased 2-quart baking dish.
  7. Sprinkle top with remaining 1/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese.
  8. Bake at 350° for 30 to 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

7 Smartpoints
Serving Size: 1 (195 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 10
Calories 223.7
Fat 10.8 g
Saturated Fat 6.2 g
Carbohydrate 15.7g
Fiber 1.1 g
Sugars 0.9 g
Protein 15.4 g

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