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Pumpkin Bacon Grits with a Poached Egg

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Pumpkin Bacon Grits with a Poached Egg

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. 

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 Cups 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
Servings1
Calories Per Serving1109
Total Fat56g86%
Sugar24gN/A
Saturated25g100%
Cholesterol424mg100%
Protein39g78%
Carbs111g37%
Vitamin A1362µg100%
Vitamin B123µg45%
Vitamin B60.7mg37%
Vitamin C5mg9%
Vitamin D7µg2%
Vitamin E3mg16%
Vitamin K22µg28%
Calcium518mg52%
Fiber9g34%
Folate (food)115µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)347µg87%
Folic acid137µgN/A
Iron7mg38%
Magnesium124mg31%
Monounsaturated19gN/A
Niacin (B3)8mg39%
Phosphorus721mg100%
Polyunsaturated7gN/A
Potassium1117mg32%
Riboflavin (B2)1mg87%
Sodium791mg33%
Thiamin (B1)2mg100%
Trans0.6gN/A
Zinc4mg28%