Cornmeal Mush

Cornmeal Mush
Budget-friendly recipe
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Serve this delicious mash with your favorite vegetables or meat.

What You'll Need

  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Pot
  • Wooden spoon

Directions

  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 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 Info and more

Serving size:
¾
cup
Total calories:
70
Total fat:
<1 g
Saturated fat:
<1 g
Carbohydrates:
15.2 g
Protein:
1.8 g
Fiber:
1.5 g
Sodium:
297 mg
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