Cheesy Grits with Fried Eggs and Vegetables — Meatless Monday

Grits are reborn as a flavor-forward dish in this easy recipe from Food Network Magazine.
By: Nora Horvath
Weeknight Cooking

Weeknight Cooking

Photo by: Charles Masters

Charles Masters

Cheesy grits are a classic side to any breakfast dish at the diner, but they can also act as a mild base for a savory dinner bowl. With the addition of some light protein and garden-fresh vegetables to this comforting favorite, grits can be reborn as a flavor-forward meatless dinner.

Simple to make and ready to eat in less than 30 minutes, Food Network Magazine’s Cheesy Grits with Fried Eggs and Vegetables (pictured above) is an updated take on classic cheesy grits. A fried egg and a mix of crunchy and refreshing summer veggies layered on top add a dinner-worthy dimension to the dish without outshining the grits underneath. Skip the usual cheddar cheese and opt for dill Havarti instead; it adds a mild tang to the dish but doesn’t overpower the other parts of the plate. Keep this in mind for an easy dinner or a savory brunch this weekend.

Get the Recipe: Cheesy Grits with Fried Eggs and Vegetables  from Food Network Magazine

Meatless Monday, an international movement, encourages people everywhere to cut meat one day a week for personal and planetary health. Browse more Meatless Monday recipes.

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