Grits ‘n Greens

If you’ve made a batch of Collard Greens and you just can’t get enough, here’s just one more way you can eat them. Plus, nothing makes you feel like a nutritional super star more than eating greens for breakfast (just ignore the butter and egg and all that).

Grits n’ Greens

Grits n Greens

grits 'n greens
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Total Cost: $0.66 each
Serves: 1
  • 3 Tbsp quick cooking grits $0.04
  • ½ Tbsp butter $0.03
  • ½ cup collard greens $0.42
  • 1 lg. egg $0.12
  • to taste salt and pepper $0.05
  1. Cook the grits according to the directions on the package (mix with 1 cup of water and microwave on high for 1.5 minutes – watch to make sure it doesn’t boil over). Season the grits with butter, salt and pepper.
  2. In a small skillet, cook the egg leaving the yolk runny (if desired).
  3. Warm a half cup of collard greens in the microwave. Spoon the greens over the grits then top with the egg. Dig in!


Step By Step Photos

gritsput the grits in the bowl first…

next greensThen add the reheated collard greens…

add eggFinish it off with an egg.

This breakfast will keep your tummy happy for HOURS.