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Cheese Grits with California Avocado

Cheese Grits with California Avocado


Total time:

50 min

Prep time:

15 min

Cook time:

35 min

Delectable cheesy grits topped with creamy California Avocado cubes. 


Serving Size: 4

2 cups water
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup stone-ground grits
2 Tbsp. butter
1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1 ripe, Fresh California Avocado peeled, seeded and cut into ½” cubes

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  1. In a saucepan, combine water and salt; bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add grits, stirring to combine. Reduce heat to low. Cook, stirring frequently, for 25 to 30 minutes, or until grits are thickened and creamy.
  3. Remove grits from heat and let stand for 5 minutes.
  4. Add butter and cheese
  5. Top with avocado cubes

Serving Suggestion: Top with sautéed or BBQ shrimp or mixed veggies for a dinner entrée.

Beverage Pairing: Hot chicory coffee

Nutrition information per serving

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Recipe Tags

  • appetizer
  • breakfast
  • grains
  • versatility


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