Easy Recipe for Caramelized Apple and Onion Grits Crostini


Easy Recipe for Caramelized Apple and Onion Grits Crostini

Easy Recipe for Caramelized Apple and Onion Grits Crostini

Are you a fan of Grits? I love Grits, but only considered them as a breakfast hot cereal item. However, my views have now changed…. because of this recipe! If you have plans to host a game day party, super bowl or just need an easy appetizer, then these Crostinis will be perfect for your party! With just 13 ingredients (and you probably have most of these on hand), you will be able to pull of this easy appetizer recipe for Caramelized Apple and Onion Grits Crostini!

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Ingredients for Easy Recipe for Caramelized Apple and Onion Grits Crostini

Ingredients for Caramelized Apple and Onion Grits Crostini

  • 2 teas. Oil
  • 1 medium Onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 small Apples, cored, sliced
  • ¼ cup uncooked grits
  • 1 ¼ cups water
  • ½ cup AP Flour
  • 2 teas. Sugar
  • 1/8 teas. Salt
  • ½ Cup Milk
  • 2 Tbsp. Butter, melted
  • 1 Egg
  • 4 oz. Smoked Gouda, shredded
  • Minced Thyme for garnish

Game Day Recipe Caramelized Apple and Onion Grits Crostini

Instructions for Caramelized Apple and Onion Grits Crostini

In a skillet over medium high heat add the Oil and Onion, sauté until the onion is soft and beginning to

brown, 5-8 minutes.

Add in the Apple slices and reduce to medium heat.  Toss frequently until the onions are caramelized

and the apples are slightly caramelized, 8-10 minutes.  Remove from heat and set aside.

In a small sauce pan bring the water to a boil, slowly stir in the Grits reduce heat to a simmer and stir

occasionally until thick, 5-8 minutes.  Set aside and let cool.

Preheat oven to 400˚.

In a bowl combine the Flour, Sugar and Salt.  Make a well in the middle and add the Milk, Butter and

Egg.  Whisk to combine.  Whisk in the cooled Grits breaking up any lumps.

Spray two 12 cup muffin tins with cooking spray.  Add 1 tablespoon of batter to each cup. Bake at 400˚

until brown and crispy on the edges, 13-15 minutes.  Remove to wire rack to cool. Reduce oven to 350˚

Place crostinis on a baking sheet, place a small amount of cheese on top of each, followed by a small

amount of onion, apple slice and just a little bit more cheese.

Bake at 350˚ until the cheese starts to brown, about 8 minutes.

Garnish with Thyme and serve hot.

How to make Easy Recipe for Caramelized Apple and Onion Grits Crostinis

Caramelized Apple and Onion Grits Crostini

Caramelized Apple and Onion Grits Crostini

Ingredients

  • Caramelized Apple and Onion Grits Crostini
  • Ingredients
  • 2 teas. Oil
  • 1 medium Onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 small Apples, cored, sliced
  • ¼ cup uncooked grits
  • 1 ¼ cups water
  • ½ cup AP Flour
  • 2 teas. Sugar
  • 1/8 teas. Salt
  • ½ Cup Milk
  • 2 Tbsp. Butter, melted
  • 1 Egg
  • 4 oz. Smoked Gouda, shredded
  • Minced Thyme for garnish

Instructions

  • Instructions
  • In a skillet over medium high heat add the Oil and Onion, sauté until the onion is soft and beginning to
  • brown, 5-8 minutes.
  • Add in the Apple slices and reduce to medium heat. Toss frequently until the onions are caramelized
  • and the apples are slightly caramelized, 8-10 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • In a small sauce pan bring the water to a boil, slowly stir in the Grits reduce heat to a simmer and stir
  • occasionally until thick, 5-8 minutes. Set aside and let cool.
  • Preheat oven to 400˚.
  • In a bowl combine the Flour, Sugar and Salt. Make a well in the middle and add the Milk, Butter and
  • Egg. Whisk to combine. Whisk in the cooled Grits breaking up any lumps.
  • Spray two 12 cup muffin tins with cooking spray. Add 1 tablespoon of batter to each cup. Bake at 400˚
  • until brown and crispy on the edges, 13-15 minutes. Remove to wire rack to cool. Reduce oven to 350˚
  • Place crostinis on a baking sheet, place a small amount of cheese on top of each, followed by a small
  • amount of onion, apple slice and just a little bit more cheese.
  • Bake at 350˚ until the cheese starts to brown, about 8 minutes.
  • Garnish with Thyme and serve hot.
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    5 Comments

    1. February 3, 2015
      Reply

      Now THIS caught my eye! Thanks for partying with us at Wonderful Wed. Blog Hop and please come again next week. Featuring you on my fb page Carrie, A Mother’s Shadow

    2. February 6, 2015
      Reply

      Interesting recipe! I love grits and actually have been experimenting with grits cakes and was having trouble getting it to stick together, so I will try your method, thanks! The apple is unexpected and I bet delicious~

    3. Barb @ A Life in Balance
      February 6, 2015
      Reply

      Thank you for submitting to Motivation Monday!

    4. May 25, 2015
      Reply

      Oh Yummmmm! Wow! This is mouthwatering amazing! I would love for you to share this at my party Making Memories Mondays that is going on now! Hope to see you there! 🙂
      Cathy

    5. May 30, 2015
      Reply

      Not going to lie, I have never had grits! These look really good! Thanks for linking up with Idea Box.

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