It’s a Southern classic and an irresistible combination: creamy, cheese-enriched grits topped with saucy sautéed shrimp. The cheese is often cheddar, and the shrimp are often paired with bacon, but there are many ways you can go, stirring Parmesan or goat cheese into the grits and adding vegetables like tomatoes or mushrooms and all sorts of seasonings to the shrimp.

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