Garlic Cheese Grits with Shrimp

904498“Grits are cooked with garlic flavored cheese, and served with sauteed shrimp and tomatoes.”

3/4 cup uncooked grits
6 ounces garlic flavored processed
cheese, cubed
1 pinch cayenne pepper
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tomato, diced
2 pounds fresh shrimp, peeled and
1/2 lemon, juiced
salt to taste

1. Cook grits according to package directions. Stir in cubed cheese and cayenne pepper. Keep warm over low heat.
2. Heat butter and oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Saute garlic and tomato until tomato begins to soften. Stir in shrimp and lemon juice. Saute until shrimp are pink. Season with salt to taste.
3. Spread warm grits on a serving platter and pour shrimp mixture on top.


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