Pumpkin Bacon Grits with a Poached Egg

Pumpkin Bacon Grits with a Poached Egg
 Pumpkin Bacon Grits
Davidson's Safe Eggs

Pumpkin Bacon Grits

If you’re looking for a unique breakfast dish, consider serving this creamy recipe. The salty, crispy bacon bites give this smooth and satisfying dish just the right amount of crunch. 

1
Servings
970
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

Recipe courtesy of Davidson's Safest Choice Eggs.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • pinch kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • pinch nutmeg
  • 2/3 cup grits
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 slices bacon, cooked and chopped
  • 2 eggs, preferably Safest Choice pasteurized egg(s)

Directions

Combine the water, milk, salt, pumpkin, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a medium sauce pan. Whisk together and bring to a low boil.

Add grits and butter to the boiling mixture, reduce the heat to low, and whisk continuously for about 5—7 minutes, until thickened.

Transfer the grits to two serving bowls; top with bacon and poached eggs.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
30g
43%
Sugar
25g
28%
Saturated Fat
6g
25%
Cholesterol
18mg
6%
Carbohydrate, by difference
145g
100%
Protein
32g
70%
Vitamin A, RAE
567µg
81%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
3mg
4%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
27µg
30%
Calcium, Ca
685mg
69%
Choline, total
21mg
5%
Fiber, total dietary
15g
60%
Fluoride, F
85µg
3%
Folate, total
200µg
50%
Iron, Fe
23mg
100%
Magnesium, Mg
170mg
53%
Manganese, Mn
2mg
100%
Niacin
11mg
79%
Pantothenic acid
2mg
40%
Phosphorus, P
884mg
100%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
27µg
49%
Sodium, Na
737mg
49%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
3µg
20%
Water
637g
24%
Zinc, Zn
4mg
50%

Pumpkin Shopping Tip

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age.

Pumpkin Cooking Tip

Vegetable should typically be cooked as quickly as possible, as they can become bland and mushy, and lose vitamins and minerals.