Nothing says comfort food like warm, savory grits. Take a spin on the classic and try out Danny Seo’s Creamy Cauliflower Grits with Stonyfield® Yogurt! It’s a less guilty version – but you’ll still want to eat the whole bowl!

Cauliflower Yogurt Grits with Balsamic Glazed Root Vegetables

Nothing says comfort food like warm, savory grits. Take a spin on the classic and try out Danny Seo's Creamy Cauliflower Grits with Stonyfield® Yogurt! It's a less guilty version - but you'll still want to eat the whole bowl!

Ready In: 01:20

Level: medium


Prep: 00:30

Cook: 00:50

Yields: 2-4 servings

    Vegetable Ingredients

  • 1 bunch baby turnips
  • 1 bunch carrots
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 1/2 t sea salt
  • 2 T balsamic vinegar
  • 2 sprigs thyme


  • Grits Ingredients

  • 1 small head cauliflower
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 1 + 1/2 t sea salt
  • 3 T nutritional yeast
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 1 + 1/2 C Stonyfield Organic Whole Milk Greek Plain Yogurt

directions

Vegetables:

Step 1

Preheat oven to 400° F.

Step 2

Peel and quarter the turnips and carrots lengthwise, reserving one inch of the green tops. Toss with olive oil and salt.

Step 3

Spread on a parchment-lined baking tray and roast vegetables for 20 minutes.

Step 4

Toss vegetables with balsamic vinegar and cook for additional 5 minutes.

Step 5

Destem thyme and use to garnish vegetables.



Grits:

Step 1

Trim cauliflower florets off stalk and pulse in a food processor until rice consistency is formed (approximately 3 cups).

Step 2

Peel and chop an onion into a rough small dice (approximately 1 ½ cups).

Step 3

Preheat olive oil in a medium pot over medium heat and add chopped onion and salt. Cook onion for 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 4

Add cauliflower and cook for an additional 2 minutes.

Step 5

Stir in nutritional yeast and can of coconut milk (approximately 2 cups) and bring mixture to a simmer. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until tender and creamy, stirring every few minutes to prevent mixture from scorching the bottom of the pot.

Step 6

Transfer 2 cups of the cauliflower mixture into a blender along with Greek Stonyfield yogurt and blend until smooth. Return back to pot, rewarm, taking care not to boil, and serve garnished with balsamic glazed root vegetables and thyme.