Shrimp Ratatouille with Boursin Cheese Grits Recipe

Shrimp Ratatouille with Boursin Cheese Grits Recipe

How To Make Shrimp Ratatouille with Boursin Cheese Grits

Sink your teeth into this luscious and filling shrimp ratatouille, loaded with plump shrimp and beer-infused veggies served over creamy cheese grits!

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 30 minutes
Marinate Time: 30 minutes
Total: 2 hours 30 minutes



For Shrimp:

  • 35shrimp
  • ¼cupolive oil
  • 6garlic clove
  • 2tspbasil,chopped
  • salt and pepper

For Boursin Cheese Grits:

  • 4cupsmilk
  • 2tbspbutter
  • 1cupquick grits
  • salt and pepper
  • 4ozboursin cheese

For Ratatouille:

  • ¼cupolive oil
  • 1onion
  • 3garlic clove
  • 1green pepper
  • 4ozMichelob Bavarian Wheat beer
  • 1zucchini
  • 1yellow squash
  • 2tomatoes
  • 1cuptomato juice
  • basil
  • oregano
  • salt and pepper



  1. Combine shrimp with ¼ cup of olive oil, 6 cloves diced garlic, 2 teaspoons chopped basil, and salt and pepper in a bowl.

  2. Let marinate 30 minutes.


  1. Bring milk and butter to a boil. Add grits. Cook over medium heat for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring often.

  2. Season with salt and pepper. Add Boursin and cook another 2 to 3 minutes. Adjust seasoning.


  1. Heat ¼ cup of oil in large skillet. Add eggplant and cook 5 to 7 minutes until brown. Drain excess oil.

  2. Add onion, garlic and peppers. Cook for another minute. Add beer and cook for 3 to 4 minutes.

  3. Add zucchini and squash. Add tomato products, salt, pepper and herbs. Simmer for another 10 to 15 minutes.

  4. When almost ready to serve, heat a sauté pan and place shrimp mixture in heated pan. Cook shrimp for 30 seconds on each side.

  5. Serve in individual ramekins with grits topped with ratatouille, then shrimp and more ratatouille; or on plates, as grits topped with ratatouille, then shrimp. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 577.33kcal
  • Fat: 34.93g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.94g
  • Trans Fat: 0.38g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 17.25g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.14g
  • Carbohydrates: 48.44g
  • Fiber: 5.21g
  • Sugar: 12.78g
  • Protein: 19.39g
  • Cholesterol: 89.82mg
  • Sodium: 1208.59mg
  • Calcium: 406.62mg
  • Potassium: 975.91mg
  • Iron: 2.59mg
  • Vitamin A: 223.72µg
  • Vitamin C: 66.31mg
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