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Peppered Grits Terrine

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  Vegetable cooking spray 1
  Cracked pepper 1 Teaspoon, divided
  Water 3 3⁄4 Cup (60 tbs)
  Unsalted chicken broth 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs) (Undiluted)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Regular grits 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs) (Uncooked)
  Shredded reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese 3 Ounce (3/4 Cup)
  Hot sauce 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Turkey bacon slices 4 , cooked
  Seeded chopped tomato 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Seeded chopped yellow tomato 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Chopped green onions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Thyme 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Lime juice 2 Teaspoon

Coat a 9-inch loafpan with cooking spray.
Line with heavy-duty plastic wrap, allowing plastic to extend over edges.
Coat plastic wrap with cooking spray.
Sprinkle 1/4 teaspoon pepper on plastic wrap.
Combine 1/2 teaspoon pepper, water, and next 3 ingredients in a saucepan; bring to a boil.
Add grits, stirring constantly.
Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally.
Remove from heat; stir in cheese and hot sauce.
Spread half of grits mixture in pan; place bacon lengthwise on top of grits.
Spoon remaining grits over bacon.
Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
Fold plastic wrap over grits; chill 8 hours.
Combine tomatoes and remaining 3 ingredients; cover and chill.
Invert grits loaf onto a cutting board; remove and discard plastic wrap.
Cut loaf crosswise into 4 slices.
Place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
Broil 3 inches from heat (with electric oven door partially opened) 10 minutes on each side or until golden.
Top evenly with tomato mixture.

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Peppered Grits Terrine Recipe