Purple Sweet Potato Grits
Purple Sweet Potato Grits are savory southern-style grits with added color, creaminess, and flavor from purple sweet potatoes.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
white stone ground grits
medium purple sweet potatoes
3 to 4 cups, peeled and grated
Dash of ground nutmeg
Bring water and salt to a boil in a large heavy saucepan. Slowly add grits, whisking constantly while adding. Stir in sweet potatoes.
Cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer, stirring often, until grits are creamy and thick and potatoes have "melted" into the grits, about 40 to 50 minutes.
Stir in cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg.
Do not use yellow grits. The colors will blend and the end result will not be purple.