Grits Breakfast Bowl

Grits, bacon, cheese and milk combine to create this satisfying meal. Enjoy this protein-packed breakfast with a bowl of fresh fruit and a glass of milk for a healthy start to your day. This recipe can be increased to the amount of portions needed, made ahead and refrigerated. Microwave to heat when ready to eat.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 13 minutes
Servings: 1

Ingredients

  • 14 cup dry quick grits
  • 34 cup milk
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 egg, scrambled
  • 12 teaspoon butter
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 12 piece bacon cooked, chopped

Instructions

  1. Combine grits and milk in a microwave-safe bowl. Mix until completely blended. Microwave on high 3-4 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally. Season with salt as desired.
  2. In a small skillet, scramble egg with butter over medium heat until cooked. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper, if desired.
  3. Place grits at bottom of a bowl, top grits with scrambled egg and sprinkle cheese and bacon over the top.

Notes

Cook time may be 8-12 minutes.

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