- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/2 pound ground chourico
- 1 green bell pepper, diced
- 1/2 of a yellow onion, diced
- 3 small vine tomatoes, chopped
- 1 3/4 cups heavy cream
- 2 cups 2 % milk
- 3 tablespoons salted butter
- 1 teaspoon Slap Ya Mama or salt and pepper
- 1 cup stone-ground or coarse-ground yellow cornmeal
Knowing that the boys have been living on college food, and hearing how awful it is, I was happy to make them a hearty breakfast. Grits would definitely be on the menu this morning. One of the things I made was an Omelet filled with sauteed chourico (a smoked Portuguese sausage), green bell peppers, onions and tomatoes. I also made creamy grits, Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits. Nathaniel discovered how delicious the leftover chourico mixture adn grits were, so here’s the recipe!
In a saute pan, cook together chourico, peppers, onions and tomatoes for approximately ten minutes or until the vegetables are nicely softened.
In a saucepan combine heavy cream, milk, butter and Slap Ya Mama. (Slap Ya Mama spices can now be found at World Market). Bring to a simmer and whisk in one cup of cornmeal (or grits). Whisk until thickened about three minutes.
Place grits in a bowl or on a plate and place chourico mixture over top and enjoy!