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Shrimp and Sausage Over Cheddar Old Bay Grits

Grits can be so much more than just a side dish! Here’s a great way to incorporate them into a delicious meal filled with flavor and color.

Prep Time

5 minutes

Cook Time

30 minutes




12 oz Andouille sausage, cut diagonally into 1/2-inch slices

1 Yellow bell pepper, chopped

4 tsp Tulkoff’s Chopped Garlic in Water

20 uncooked Large shrimp, peeled & deveined 

1 pint Grape tomatoes

1/4 tsp Kosher salt

1 Tbsp Unsalted butter

2 2/3 cups Water

2/3 cup Quick-cooking grits

4 oz White cheddar cheese, shredded (about 1 cup)

1 1/2 tsp Old Bay seasoning

Fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves, for serving 


Place a large skillet over medium-high heat and add sausage. Cook for about 4 minutes, mixing until brown. Add the pepper and Garlic in Water to pan. Cook and stir all ingredients for about 3 minutes or until pepper is softened. Add shrimp, tomatoes and salt stirring until shrimp are pink on the outside and opaque in the center. Add butter and stir until completely melted.

Meanwhile, boil water in a small saucepan. Add grits and whisk for 8 to 10 minutes until tender. Add cheese and Old Bay, mixing until cheese is completely melted.

Transfer grits to a large bowl and top with sausage and shrimp mixture. Garnish with parsley and serve warm.