Bowl Of Grits at Waffle House Calories & Price in 2024

Bowl of Grits

Price: US$2.85 / Calories: 90

Are you seeking for a guilt-free indulgence that can capture the essence of Southern fare? Look no further than the BOWL OF GRITS at Waffle House for just $2.85. This warm and wholesome choice is perfect for breakfast as well as throughout the day and offers a comforting experience with only 90-90 calories. Moreover, you can take it as a side meal with other delicious menu of Waffle House like breakfast menu.

You’ll be treated to a steaming bowl of creamy, Southern-style grits, a beloved staple renowned for its smooth texture and mild as well as  soothing flavor. You can enjoy it plain or with a hint of butter, and  can savor a hearty and satisfying dish that embodies Southern tradition. So you must warm your soul with a bowl of grits at Waffle House because it is a delightful option that’s both affordable and nutritious.

Nutritional Information

Total Fat2.5 g3%
Saturated Fat0.50 g3%
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Sodium300 mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate16 g6%
Dietary Fiber1 g4%
Sugars0.00 g
Protein1 g

Source of Calories

  • Fat: 4%
  • Carbohydrates: 71%
  • Protein: 25%
bowl of grits calories breakdown

Calories Burn Time

  • Quick walking: Roughly 25.2 minutes
  • Jogging: About 10.3 minutes
  • Biking: Around 13.9 minutes
  • Swimming: Approximately 7.7 minutes
  • Dancing: About 10.3 minutes
  • Hiking: Approximately 10.3 minutes
  • Weightlifting: About 12.9 minutes
  • Rowing: Around 13.9 minutes
  • Elliptical training: Estimated 11.3 minutes
  • Aerobics: Approximately 11.3 minutes
  • Tennis: Around 13.9 minutes

How to Make a Bowl of Grits Similar to Waffle House?

If you want to enjoy the same bowl of grits at your home similar to that you’ve tried at Waffle House you can make it by follow the following instructions:


  • 1/4 cup of grits
  • 1 cup of water
  • 2 dashes of salt
  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 2 eggs
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)
  • 2 slices of American cheese
  • 2 sausage patties
  • 2 strips of bacon (any type you prefer)


  • Fry the bacon in a skillet over medium heat until it turns crispy, then remove it from the skillet and set it aside.
  • Using the same skillet, proceed to cook the sausage patties until browned and fully heated and set them also aside.
  • Bring 1 cup of water to a boil in a small pot.
  • Add 2 dashes of salt to the boiling water.
  • Slowly stir in 1/4 cup of grits.
  • Lower the heat to medium and allow the grits to simmer for 3-5 minutes and give it an occasional stir.
  • Stir in 2 tablespoons of butter once the grits are cooked.
  • Break 2 eggs into a bowl, season with salt and pepper, and whisk until well combined.
  • Melt a bit of butter in a separate skillet over medium heat.
  • Pour the beaten eggs into the skillet and gently nudge the edges toward the center as they cook.
  • When the eggs are nearly done, add 2 slices of American cheese and let them melt.
  • Slice the cooked bacon and sausage into small pieces.
  • In a large bowl, begin with a layer of cooked grits.
  • Top the grits with scrambled eggs and melted cheese.
  • Evenly distribute the bacon and sausage pieces over the eggs and grits.
  • Serve immediately while hot.

Final Thought 

During a recent visit to Waffle House, I had the pleasure of trying their Bowl of Grits, and it exceeded my expectations because it provides a wholesome experience that is both affordable and nutritious .The bowl’s simplicity offers versatility, whether enjoyed as-is or with a bit of butter. The nutritional profile is quite favorable, with only 90 calories and low fat content, making it a guilt-free indulgence.

Overall, Waffle House’s Bowl of Grits is a delightful option that I highly recommend. It captures the essence of Southern cuisine in a warm and wholesome dish that will undoubtedly become a favorite for many.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Bowl of Grits contains only 90 calories.

Yes, Waffle House serves the Bowl of Grits all day and makes it a perfect choice for breakfast or any time of the day.

Yes, you can enjoy the grits plain or with a touch of butter, and you can add other toppings like scrambled eggs, cheese, bacon, and sausage.


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