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Hot Cornmeal Cereal

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Hot Cornmeal Cereal
En Español

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  • Makes: 6 servings

A hot, hearty, and savory breakfast cereal that the whole family will enjoy.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups cold water
  • 3 cups boiling water

Directions

1. Mix the cornmeal, salt and cold water.

2. Pour into the boiling water, stirring occasionally.

3. Cook until thickened, stirring often.

4. Cover and cook over low heat about 15 minutes.

5. Serve hot with milk and sugar.

Source: Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Program, Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network
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Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe (185g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 74
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 401 mg
Carbohydrates 16 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 0 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 6 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 58 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 74
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 16 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 0 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 2 g
Minerals
Calcium 6 mg
Potassium 58 mg
Sodium 401 mg
Copper 55 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 27 mg
Phosphorus 49 mg
Selenium 3 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 2 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 0 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 0 mcg
Folate 5 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 4 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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1 1/2 ounces

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Grits

In the southern US this is the basic recipe for grits though usually some fat is added. Butter or lard are traditional at an amount of about 4 tbs for the posted recipe.