Jalapeño Cheezy Grits



Miss Grits? Try this vegan adaptation. The jalapeño's give it some heat.



1/4 cup onion, minced

1/4 cup red pepper, minced (optional)

3-4 garlic cloves, minced

1-2 jalapeño peppers, deseeded, deveined and minced

1 cup of dry grits (cooked)

2 cups water

2 Tablespoons of nutritional yeast

1/4 teaspoon turmeric






TO COOK GRITS (FOLLOW PACKAGE DIRECTIONS OR USE DIRECTIONS BELOW):

  1. Combine dry grits and water in a microwave safe bowl.

  2. Microwave for 7 minutes. If water is not adsorbed, microwave for an additional 2 minutes.


WHILE GRITS ARE COOKING:

  1. In a dry skillet, saute onion and red pepper (if using) until tender. Add water 1 Tablespoon at a time to keep vegetables from burning and sticking. Stir occassionally.

  2. Add garlic and jalapeño pepper and saute for one minute. Add a little water if needed.

  3. Stir in cooked grits. Add nutritional yeast and turmeric and stir to combine.

  4. Remove from heat and dig in.


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