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Orange Blossom Grits 2

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  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 3/4 quick grits, uncooked*
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar


  1. Mix water with orange juice and bring to a boil.
  2. Slowly stir in grits, with orange peel and salt if desired. Reduce heat and simmer 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Pour into a 1-quart serving dish. Sprinkle evenly with brown sugar.
  4. Let stand until brown sugar melts, about 3 to 4 minutes.
  5. Serve with ham or poultry.

Yield: 6 servings

* To make this recipe with regular grits, increase water to 2 1/2 cups and simmer for an extra 12 to 14 minutes.

Recipe credit: Quaker Oats Test Kitchens, Chicago, Illinois