Cookbook:Hominy Grits

Hominy Grits
Category Side dish recipes
Servings 8
Time 30 minutes

Cookbook | Ingredients | Recipes | Breakfast | Side dishes | Native American cuisine



  1. Bring water to a rapid boil in a saucepan.
  2. Gradually pour in the hominy grits and stir.
  3. Reduce heat to low.
  4. Add the butter and stir.
  5. 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.