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    Lump Crab Garlic Cheese Grits

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    30 mins

    10 mins

    20 mins

    peach1705's Note:

    A delectable twist on a great Southern favorite!! Be sure to prepare the grits first so they're hot and ready to garnish and serve.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 6

    Yield:

    cup

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Grits:.
    2. 2
      Melt 2 Tbs unsalted butter in skillet.
    3. 3
      Add 6 cloves minced garlic and saute until garlic is barely soft-do not burn.
    4. 4
      In a heavy saucepan heat 4 cups water and 1/2 cup heavy cream but do not boil.
    5. 5
      Slowly add 1 cup grits and 1/2 tsp salt, stirring constantly.
    6. 6
      Reduce heat and simmer, stiring often for 15-20 minutes or until thick.
    7. 7
      Add 2 cups shredded sharp white cheddar cheese and sauteed garlic and stir until cheese melts.
    8. 8
      Season with salt, pepper, hot sauce.
    9. 9
      Crab Topping:.
    10. 10
      In a large saute pan, melt 1 stick unsalted butter over medium heat. Just as butter begins to sizzle, add 1 large leek cut in 1/4 inch slices.
    11. 11
      Add 1/2 cup coarsely copped green bell pepper and 1/2 cup coarsley chopped yellow bell pepper and cook for 2 minutes.
    12. 12
      Add 1 large peeled, chopped tomato and cook for 2 more minutes.
    13. 13
      Add 3/4 cup good white wine, 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt and 1 teaspoons black pepper. Mix well and cover.
    14. 14
      When liquid is bubbling, gently add 1 Lb. crabmeat. Shake the pan rather than stirring to avoid breaking crab lumps. Cover and cook for 1 minute or until nixture is bubbling and crab is warm.
    15. 15
      Add 1 large handful of fresh basil leaves, cut into slices and 1 cup shredded parmesan cheese.
    16. 16
      Cook for 1 minute and serve immediately over grits.

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    Nutritional Facts for Lump Crab Garlic Cheese Grits

    Serving Size: 1 (304 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 670.3
     
    Calories from Fat 406
    60%
    Total Fat 45.2 g
    69%
    Saturated Fat 27.8 g
    139%
    Cholesterol 191.3 mg
    63%
    Sodium 1357.9 mg
    56%
    Total Carbohydrate 28.1 g
    9%
    Dietary Fiber 2.2 g
    8%
    Sugars 2.5 g
    10%
    Protein 32.9 g
    65%

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