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Savory Soulful Grits

Prep Time:

20 Minutes

Cook Time:


2 Servings


About the Recipe

Facts about our savory soulful grits

- This recipe is inspired by our family traditions of a bowl of grits on the table full of flavor
- This dish uses herbs and spices to increase flavor without adding additional sodium
- It is rich in antioxidants which help decrease inflammation connected to cancer prevention and treatment
- Great to boost your immunity and lower your blood pressure
- Helps with reducing cholesterol and regulate blood sugars
- Protects against aging and cancer


  • 1/2 cup chopped onion

  • 1 tsp curry powder

  • 1/2 cups Quaker quick grits

  • 1/2 tsp turmeric

  • 1 cup okra

  • 1/2 tsp thyme

  • 1/2 tsp oregano

  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes

  • 1 can chopped fiesta tomatoes

  • Sprinkle of salt

  • Handful of cabbage or mustard greens


Step 1

Heat oil in pan to medium-high heat and add onions. Cook until

onions are transparent in color

Step 2

Add curry powder, turmeric, thyme, oregano and red pepper flakes.

Stir for 1 minute, then add 1 can of fiesta tomatoes and cabbage or

mustard greens. Stir for 3-5 minutes

Step 3

Add 6 cups of water or unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk

Step 4

Cover the pan and allow liquid to boil for 2 minutes

Step 5

Ad the grits slowly and sprinkle salt to taste, allow to cook for 5-7 minutes until grits have thickened to your preference

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