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- 5 cups water
- 1 cup hominy grits
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 tablespoon honey, brown sugar, or maple syrup (optional)
- Bring water to a rapid boil in a saucepan.
- Gradually pour in the hominy grits and stir.
- Reduce heat to low.
- Add the butter and stir.
- Cook for 20 minutes, or until the water is absorbed.
Grits may be sweetened with honey, brown sugar, maple syrup, or jelly. Grits can also be flavored with cheese, sunny-side up egg, or small bits of ham or sausage. Serve while hot.
Makes a little less than 2 quarts (2 liters) of grits.
Recipe from Effigy Mounds National Monument.