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Grits and Greens

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“This is a recipe my aunt has been making for years. I'm not sure where the recipe came from, but it's a southern breakfast to a tee!! It also makes a good side dish for supper.”
READY IN:
12mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine the milk and the cream in a heavy pan and heat to just under a boil.
  2. Stir in the grits and cook 5-10 minutes, stirring often to prevent scorching.
  3. Remove from heat.
  4. Stir in 2 T of the butter.
  5. In the meantime, place the greens, still wet from washing, in a large skillet.
  6. Cook them with the rest of the butter over medium heat for about 5 minutes or until thoroughly wilted.
  7. Add the greens to the grits.
  8. Stir in the parmesan cheese and season with salt and pepper.
  9. Can be served as is, or you can pour in a greased casserole dish and top with a little more cheese, then broil.
  10. (I suggest the latter).

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