Sweet Potato Grits

Sweet Potato Grits

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Deborah Williams


For grits lovers.


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15 Min
1 Hr 15 Min


  • 2 c
    chicken stock (vegetable stock,optional)
  • 3 c
    low-fat or whole milk
  • 1 c
    stone-ground grits
  • 2
    medium sweet potatoes, boiled and mashed
  • 1/2 tsp
    coarse salt
  • ·
    white pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    unsalted butter

How to Make Sweet Potato Grits


  1. Combine water and milk in a large heavy saucepan. Bring to a gentle boil over medium-high heat. Slowly add grits, whisking constantly. Season with salt and white pepper. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring often, until grits are creamy and thick, 45 to 60 minutes.
  2. Taste grits and adjust seasoning. Add sweet potato. Add ground ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, sugar and butter. Taste and adjust seasonings with salt and white pepper. Serve immediately.

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About Sweet Potato Grits

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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