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Big Al Deli's Shrimp & Grits Casserole

Posted: 12:59 PM, Nov 14, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-14 13:59:02-05

Al Anderson from Big Al's Deli made a Shrimp and Grits Casserole (see recipe below)  Big Al's Deli is located at 1828 4th Ave North, Nashville, TN 37208. For more information call (615) 242-8118.




2 cups half and half 
2 cups whole milk 
1 cup quick-cooking grits 
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper and salt
1 stick of butter 
1 cup mozzarella cheese 

4 ounces butter
2 ounces vegetable oil 
4 ounces chopped red onion 
4 ounces chopped bell peppers 
4 ounces chopped green onions 
1 medium jalapeno pepper- minced 
2 ounces minced garlic 
1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves 
1 medium tomato chopped 
1 pound medium shrimp (16 to 20) peeled, deveined 
2 eggs slightly beaten
1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded 


Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees, butter a 13x9 baking dish, set aside 

Bring milk and half and half to a small boil in a large saucepan; stir in grits, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes 

Stir together grits, eggs, 1 stick of butter and 1 cup mozzarella cheese 

Heat butter and oil over medium heat, add vegetables and cook for 4 to 5 minutes. Stir in garlic, shrimp and thyme 

Pour grits into baking dish, add vegetables and shrimp mixture and top with 1 cup mozzarella cheese. 

Bake 30 to 35 minutes uncovered. Let stand for 5 to 10 minutes before serving 

A Big Al's recipe