Sweet maple syrup turns grits in a northerly direction. Milk adds creaminess and gives this satisfying breakfast staying power.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 2010




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Instructions Checklist
  • Bring milk (or water), syrup and salt to a boil in a small saucepan over high heat. Slowly whisk in grits, reduce heat to medium-low, cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened, 3 to 4 minutes. Let stand for 1 minute. Serve sprinkled with dried fruit.



Note: Look for quick grits near oatmeal and other hot cereals or near cornmeal in the baking aisle.

Nutrition Facts

336 calories; protein 11.8g 24% DV; carbohydrates 66.3g 21% DV; exchange other carbs 4.5; dietary fiber 2.5g 10% DV; sugars 31.2g; fat 3.1g 5% DV; saturated fat 1.7g 8% DV; cholesterol 12.2mg 4% DV; vitamin a iu 479.4IU 10% DV; vitamin c 0.4mg 1% DV; folate 115.7mcg 29% DV; calcium 329.3mg 33% DV; iron 1.6mg 9% DV; magnesium 49.5mg 18% DV; potassium 585mg 16% DV; sodium 256.7mg 10% DV; thiamin 0.6mg 57% DV; added sugar 8g.

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MMMM -- MMMM Good!! The recipe as written was very good. I added some butter and that made it EXCELLENT!!! Quick easy and tasty. Read More