Tomato Shrimp n’ Grits

Tomato Shrimp N' Grits

The South meets Italy with this modern take on a classic dish of Shrimp n’ Grits. This Tomato Shrimp N Grits recipe is a healthy modern take on two classic southern dishes. This Tomato Shrimp N Grits recipe is also low in sodium and fat.
Prep: 3 min | Cook: 15 min | Serves 4 | Level: Easy
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2 tomatoes, peeled and diced
3 cups of water
12 oregano leaves
¼ tsp of dried basil
¼ tsp of salt
1 cup of 5 minute grits
½ lb of shrimp, peeled and deveined
pinch of salt
1 tsp of olive oil
½ cup of low-fat Swiss cheese


  1. In a medium sized saucepan, add the tomatoes, water, oregano, dried basil, and salt. Bring to a boil then allow to simmer for 5 minutes, covered, stirring occasionally.
  2. Stir the grits into the pot and cook for 10 minutes, covered, stirring frequently.
  3. Add a pinch of salt to the shrimp then saute using the olive oil for 2-3 minutes or until the shrimp becomes a light pink color.
  4. Pour the grits onto 4 plates, then top with shrimp, and cheese.
Calories Fat (G) Sodium (MG)
Total 1042 14.4 1249
Amount Per Serving 260.5 3.6 312.3
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