This dish of Cheddar Cheese Grits with Black Beans is kind of like a mexican take on grits but without any spicy seasoning. If you’re a fan of hot sauce go ahead and throw some in! This dish is quick to make and doesn’t take much time. You’ll prepare the grits and beans separately then put them in a bowl together and top with some fresh sliced avocado!
How to make Cheddar Cheese Grits with Black Beans
First, combine your partially drained cans of black bean and chopped roasted red peppers together in small pan. Add in the garlic salt and pepper and heat on medium heat until hot.
Then, in another pan bring your water to a boil. Slowly stir in grits and cook about 5 minutes or until thick. Remove from heat and slowly stir in cheese.
I like to serve mine about half grits and half beans but make it any combination you like and top with some fresh sliced avocado. Serve and enjoy your Cheddar Cheese Grits with Black Beans!
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- 2 cans black beans, partially drained
- 1 cup roasted red peppers, chopped
- 1 tsp garlic salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 4 cups water
- 1 cup quick cooking grits
- 8 oz shredded cheddar cheese
- 2 avocados
- Combine black beans, roasted red peppers, garlic salt and pepper in small pan. Heat over medium heat until hot.
- In second pan, bring water to a boil. Once boiling, slowly stir in grits. Cook about 5 minutes or until thick.
- Remove grits from heat and slowly stir in cheese. Stir until thoroughly melted.
- Chop avocados.
- Serve grits and beans topped with avocado. Enjoy!
Store any leftovers separately and only cut avocado when ready to eat so it stays fresh
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 562 Total Fat: 35g Saturated Fat: 13g Trans Fat: 1g Unsaturated Fat: 19g Cholesterol: 56mg Sodium: 786mg Carbohydrates: 42g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 15g Sugar: 3g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 24g