Corn Grits

(corn, grits)

Corn Grits
Corn Grits

Yield: 4 - 6 servings


1½ C fresh corn kernels (about 3 ears)
1 garlic clove, minced
2 tsp olive oil
4 C water
1 C uncooked stone-ground grits
1 tsp kosher salt
salt to taste


  1. Sauté corn kernels and garlic in hot olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat 2 to 3 minutes or until corn is tender. Transfer mixture to a small bowl.
  2. Add water to saucepan, and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  3. Stir in uncooked grits and 1 tsp. kosher salt; return to a boil, stirring occasionally.
  4. Cover, reduce heat to low, and cook, stirring occasionally, 30 to 35 minutes or until tender.
  5. Stir in corn mixture, and add salt to taste.