Truffled Grits with Ham

D'Artagnan | Yield: 8 | Cook Time: 30 MINUTES
Inspired by Escaoutoun, a traditional Gascon dish made with cornmeal and cream, this comforting recipe is a D'Artagnan favorite.
Truffled Grits with Ham Recipe | D'Artagnan



  1. In a large pot over medium-high heat, bring demi-glace and water to a boil. While whisking, pour cornmeal into the liquid in a steady stream. Reduce to light simmer, stirring occasionally, for 25 minutes. Add ½ pint heavy cream, season with salt and pepper. Remove from heat.
  2. In a small skillet over medium-high heat, melt truffle butter, then add diced ham. Sauté lightly until browned and crispy, then add to the cornmeal mix, stir in the truffle pieces and parsley. Taste, then season with salt and pepper.