grits

★★★★★ 1
By Judy Sprague
from Florence, KY

Grits are a good meal stretcher if you have more people than you planned on at mealtime. We served grits with ham and fish dinners also.

★★★★★ 1

Ingredients For grits

  • 3 c
    water
  • 1.5 c
    grits, white, not instant
  • 1 Tbsp
    salt

How To Make grits

  • 1
    Heat the water to boiling in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  • 2
    Pour in the grits very gradually, stirring the whole time to prevent lumps.
  • 3
    Add the salt, reduce the heat to low (one or two bubbles should rise to the top at a time), and cook, stirring constantly, until tender, about 10 minutes.
  • 4
    Grits should be as thick as oatmeal, not runny or stiff.
  • 5
    If the grits get too thick toward the end of the cooking time, stir in a little hot water.
  • 6
    Serve hot.

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