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Tomato Cheese Grits

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Ingredients
  Reduced calorie margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Sliced green onion 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Hot water 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Quick cooking grits 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Tomato 1 Medium, seeded and chopped
  Shredded cheddar cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

In 2-quart casserole, combine margarine, onion and garlic.
Microwave at High for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes, or until tender.
Add salt, pepper and water.
Microwave at High for 3 to 6 minutes, or until water boils.
Stir in grits and tomato.
Microwave at High for 4 to 5 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed and grits are tender, stirring after half the time.
Stir in Cheddar cheese.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Salsa
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 256 Calories from Fat 100

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g17.2%

Saturated Fat 4.1 g20.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 15.1 mg5%

Sodium 500.2 mg20.8%

Total Carbohydrates 33 g11.1%

Dietary Fiber 3.1 g12.4%

Sugars 2.3 g

Protein 7 g14.5%

Vitamin A 37% Vitamin C 25.7%

Calcium 13.2% Iron 10%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Tomato Cheese Grits Recipe