Grits are a common dish in the south even if it is a savory dish served after breakfast. If you have a delicious recipe like Nana’s cheesy corn grits, you may want to top it with a dreamy sauce like this recipe.


  • 8 slices bacon
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 3 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1 – 8-ounce package mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 – 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Cut bacon into small pieces and fry until crisp. Remove bacon to a paper towel to drain, and reserve 2 tablespoons of bacon grease.
  • In 2 tablespoons of butter sauté onions for 5 minutes. Add garlic and sauté another minute. Now add mushrooms and sauté until mushrooms are cooked. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  • Sauté spinach in reserved bacon grease for about 2 minutes. Drain liquid from spinach, then add remainder of the ingredients to spinach along with mushroom and onion mixture.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Top with cooked bacon and spoon over your favorite grits recipe.