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Southern Meatless Saute

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Southern Meatless Saute

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Southern Meatless Saute
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 406kcal


  • 1 3/4 cup water
  • 1 1/4 cup salsa
  • 3/4 cup Corn Grits
  • 4 oz Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 medium bell pepper, red
  • 1 medium bell pepper, orange
  • 1/2 medium onion
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 2 cup corn, frozen
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin, ground
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 cup black beans, canned

Serve With

  • 1 medium tomato, red
  • 2 medium apple
  • 1 medium avocado
  • 4 cup lettuce, romaine


  • In a saucepan, mix together the water, salsa and grits. Bring to a boil; then, lower heat, cover, and simmer for 5-7 minutes or until desired thickness is reached. Stir once halfway through cooking.
  • While grits simmer, chop peppers and onion; set aside. Shred cheese.
  • Once grits are cooked, remove from stove and stir in cheese. Cover and set aside.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.  Add peppers and onions, corn, chili powder, cumin, garlic powder and salt.  Stir together and cook for 5 minutes.  Rinse and drain beans, then add to mixture and stir, cooking for 3-4 minutes or until heated through.
  • Dice tomato, apples and avocado; toss together in a large mixing bowl with shredded lettuce.
  • Serve veggies over warm grits with salad on the side.
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Calories: 406kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 880mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 17g

Natalie Monson

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