One-Pot Wonders

The Saints Grits n Eggs

February  8, 2010
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  • Serves 1
Author Notes

In honor of the Saints super bowl win! Something spicy to start your day ... WHO DAT???? —aargersi

What You'll Need
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • a pinch of granulated garlic
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup quick grits
  • 1/4 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • cracked black pepper
  • a lot of Louisiana Hot Sauce
  1. Crack the egg into a dish (makes it easier at poaching time) and bring a pot of salted water to a simmer.
  2. In a small saucepan, bring the butter, cup of water and pinch of garlic to a boil. Once it's boiling, stir in the grits.
  3. After the grits have been cooking a couple minutes, slide the egg into the poaching water.
  4. Once the grits are cooked (5 minutes) stir in the cheese and pour into your bowl. Get that egg and drain off all excess water, and plop it into the grits.
  5. Grind some pepper over top and then add a LOT of Louisiana Hot Sauce - it'll start your day right I GUA-RAN-TEE!!!!!!
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Recipe by: aargersi

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7 Reviews

CASJ February 10, 2010
Another great idea!
bethy February 8, 2010
Nice photo - and cheesy grits is the perfect way to celebrate!
dymnyno February 8, 2010
Yeah for the Saints!! The Cheddar cheese that you added make the grits yummy. Grits are such a great carrier of flavors!
Kayb February 8, 2010
Who dat! A worthy day-after-the-celebration breakfast!
mrslarkin February 8, 2010
Way to geaux Saints! This looks very yummy. Thanks for recipe!
NaomiAlexis February 8, 2010
I love it. Breakfast is my favorite meal. That looks sooo wonderfull.
aargersi February 8, 2010
Thanks! Sometimes you need a good shot of Louisiana in the morning!!!! It's rainy and cold here so this was a great start to the day ....