Creamy Grits and Chives

Author: Recipes_kw
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Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 119.62 kcal


  • Stove


  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin, divided
  • 1/2 cup onion chopped fine
  • 1 cup grits old fashioned
  • 4 1/2 cups almond milk unflavored, unsweetened
  • 1 tsp salt divided
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper fresh cracked
  • 1 tbsp chives fresh, minced


  • Heat 1/2 tbsp of the olive oil in a medium sized saucepan over medium heat the sauté the onions until browned; about 7 minutes.
  • Stir in the grits and cook, stirring often, for about 4 minutes.
  • Whisk in the almond milk and 1/2 tsp of salt then increase the heat to medium high and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer, whisking often, until thick and creamy, about 15 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat, stir in remaining olive oil then season with remaining salt and pepper. Sprinkle with chives and serve. Enjoy!

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Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Grits and Chives
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 119.62 Calories from Fat 59
% Daily Value*
Fat 6.56g10%
Saturated Fat 0.73g5%
Sodium 795.74mg35%
Potassium 241.84mg7%
Carbohydrates 16.3g5%
Fiber 1.32g6%
Sugar 3.28g4%
Protein 2.07g4%
Vitamin A 32.65IU1%
Vitamin B1 0.05mg3%
Vitamin B2 0.02mg1%
Vitamin B3 0.67mg3%
Vitamin B5 0.02mg0%
Vitamin B6 0.04mg2%
Vitamin C 1.9mg2%
Vitamin D 2.95µg20%
Vitamin E 20.16mg134%
Vitamin K 7.75µg7%
Calcium 548.34mg55%
Copper 0.12mg6%
Folate 19.45µg5%
Iron 1.12mg6%
Manganese 0.16mg8%
Magnesium 22.91mg6%
Phosphorus 40.92mg4%
Selenium 2.01µg3%
Zinc 0.33mg2%
Ess-Methionine 17.75mg
Ess-Tryptophan 6mg
Ess-Threonine 32.5mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 41.5mg
Ess-Arginine 43.02mg
Ess-Lysine 24.5mg
Ess-Leucine 103.5mg
Ess-Isoleucine 30.75mg
Ess-Histidine 26.25mg
Ess-Valine 43mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source

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