Beemster Mild, Beemster X-O-, Breakfast/Brunch, Entree / Main
January 13, 2017
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes
Makes: 4 servings
6 slices bacon, chopped
1 pound extra-large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 small onion, chopped
1 large tomato, chopped
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika (optional)
1 cup shrimp, seafood or vegetable stock
3/4 cup Beemster Mild, shredded
1/4 cup Beemster XO (26 Months) or Classic (18 Months), grated/finely shredded
1 cup quick-cooking grits
3 green onions, chopped
Cook bacon in large skillet over medium-low heat, 6 minutes or until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet.
In bacon drippings, cook onion over medium heat 4 minutes or until tender.
Stir in tomato and cook 2 minutes.
Stir in shrimp and cook 5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, stirring occasionally.
Stir in flour and paprika and cook 1 minute.
Stir in stock and bacon and bring to a boil over high heat.
Reduce heat to low and simmer 2 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened.
Stir in Beemster Cheeses.
Prepare grits according to package instructions. If using quick-cook style, begin grits after bacon is crisped. If using regular grits, start the grits first.
Serve shrimp over grits and sprinkle with green onion.