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Corn Meal Mush

Corn Meal MushThis most basic of corn meal mush recipes makes a quick and easy side dish. Or try adding tomato sauce, your favorite cheeses or other flavorings to jazz it up.

Recipe Ingredients:

3 1/2 cups water - divided use
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 cups ALBERS® Yellow Corn Meal

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine 2 1/2 cups water and salt in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Mix corn meal with remaining water in a small bowl.
  2. Add corn meal mixture slowly to boiling water, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes or until mixture is thickened.

Makes 6 servings

Fried Mush Variation: Prepare as above. Pour into 8 x 4-inch or 9x5x3-inch loaf pan; refrigerate for about 1 hour or until set. Remove from pan; cut into 1/2-inch slices. Fry slices in lightly greased skillet over medium-high heat for 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until lightly browned.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): Calories: 120 Calories from Fat: 0 Total Fat: 0 g Saturated Fat: 0 g Cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 390 mg Carbohydrates: 27 g Dietary Fiber: .5 g Sugars: 0 g Protein: 2 g.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.