Cajun Style Grits With Black-Eyed Peas Salsa
20 mins (prep 10, cooking 10)
9 ingredients
4 servings
This is especially for our Vegetarian Zaarites, but anyone would love this. I will have to post the Blackeye salsa separately, so that is what it is called. Look for it. You will LOVE this. This is not an original recipe.

Categories:  low-calorie , cajun , <-30-mins , north-american , main-dish , american , quick , vegetarian , southern-u.s. , low-carb , low-in... , time-to-make ,
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  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon chopped jalapeno chile
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup quick-cooking grits
  • 1 cup packaged mexican blend cheese
  • 3/4 cup cooked dry-packaged black-eyed peas, rinsed, drained, coarsely chopped
  • blackeye salsa (recipe posted separately.)


Serving Size (182.81 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 253.31 Calories from Fat 112.86
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12.54g 77.14%
Saturated Fat 3.73g 74.54%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 5.91mg 7.89%
Sodium 742.41mg 123.73%
Total Carbohydrate 29.1g 38.8%
Dietary Fiber 2.3 g 36.85%
Sugars 2.75 g %
Protein 6.55g 52.44%
Vitamin A 1034.4IU% Vitamin C 1.16mg%
Calcium 58.63mg% Iron 1.7mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
chopped jalapeno, ground cumin, quick-cooking grits, black-eyed peas, cooked, salsa


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