Green Grits Pie

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Green Grits Pie Green Grits Pie Recipe Courtesy of

Servings: 8 Servings
Difficulty: Easy

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1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup quick-cooking grits (not instant)
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
Green food coloring
3/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
3 large eggs, lightly beaten
1/4 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
One 9-inch frozen piecrust, thawed, or 1 refrigerated piecrust, unbaked, fitted into a 9-inch glass pie plate
1 cup whipping cream, whipped and sweetened with 1 tablespoon confectioner’s sugar and colored with 1 drop of green food coloring
Strawberries, for garnish





1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.

2. In a small saucepan, bring 3/4 cup water and the salt to a boil. Add the grits, reduce the heat, cover, and cook over low heat for 5 minutes, stirring several times, until the grits are very think. Add the butter and 1 drop of food coloring and stir until the butter melts. Set the grits aside and allow them to cool slightly.

3. In a small bowl, stir together the sugar, flour, eggs, buttermilk, and vanilla. Stir well into the cooled grits. Pour the mixture into the piecrust. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes, until set.

4. Serve warm or cold with whipped cream, and garnish with strawberries.

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My family LOVED this pie...It took a lil convincing but once they tried it they were sold! PS I left the green food coloring out...

By Beth on April 16, 2013


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