>>Grits Breakfast Bowl

Grits Breakfast Bowl

Ease: Easy

Yield: 1 serving

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 8-12 minutes

Southeast Dairy Association - grits
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.


  • 1/4 cup dry quick grits
  • 3/4 cup reduced-fat or skim milk
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 egg, scrambled
  • 1/2 teaspoon butter
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons cheddar cheese (2%), shredded
  • 1/2 piece bacon cooked, chopped


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.

In a small skillet, scramble egg with butter over medium heat until cooked. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper, if desired.

Place grits at bottom of a bowl, top grits with scrambled egg and sprinkle cheese and bacon over the top.

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