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Cornmeal Mush

Ready In: 35 minutes
Serves: 8
Dairy-freeGluten-freeLow Added SugarVeganVegetarian
Serve this delicious mash with your favorite vegetables or meat.

What you'll need

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Serves 8
4 cups Water
1 teaspoon Salt
1 cup Whole Grain Blue Cornmeal or 1 cup Grits
1 cup Corn fresh or frozen kernels


1.Combine water and salt in a pot. Bring to a boil.
2.While stirring, slowly sprinkle in cornmeal. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 20 minutes. Stir occasionally.
3.Stir in corn kernels. Cover and simmer until cornmeal is tender and all water is absorbed, about 10 minutes more.

Chef's Tips

  • For another serving option, press the cooked mash into a lightly oiled baking dish and let cool completely. Cut into squares and serve at room temperature or reheat over a grill.
  • Variations: Try adding different ingredients for extra flavor, like scallions, minced jalapeños, ground cumin, or garlic powder.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 0.75 cup

Serving Per Container 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories 70
% Daily Value*
Total Fat <1 g1%
Saturated Fat <1 g1%
Sodium 297 mg13%
Total Carbohydrate 15.2 g6%
Dietary Fiber 1.5 g5%
Protein 1.8 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs: