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Shrimp and Grits
Photo: Iain Bagwell

Shrimp and Grits

Time: 30 minutes

Flavor Hit: Parmesan cheese adds nutty depth to the grits.

Serve with Spicy Green Beans: Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1½ pounds haricots verts or green beans. Cook 3 minutes or until lightly browned. Add 1 tablespoon minced fresh garlic and ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper. Remove from heat; stir in 1½ teaspoons white wine vinegar, ¼ teaspoon kosher salt, and ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper. CALORIES 51; FAT 1.7g (sat 0.2g); SODIUM 87mg

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