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Fried Cornmeal Mush

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Fried Cornmeal Mush
YIELDS
8 slices
CHILL TIME
2 Hr
COOK TIME
20 Min

This old-fashioned recipe for Fried Cornmeal Mush is one that won't ever go out of style. Most Midwesterners will tell you it's one of their go-to breakfast staples, while some folks will say it makes a tasty side dish! However you eat it, there's no denying it's gooood. 

What You'll Need:
  • 2 3/4 cups water
  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup bacon bits
  • maple syrup for drizzling
What To Do:
  1. Coat an 8- x 4-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a saucepan, bring water to a boil over medium heat. Gradually stir in cornmeal, cold water, sugar, and salt; cook until thick. Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Pour into loaf pan, cool, and refrigerate at least 2 hours. Invert onto board and cut into 1-inch slices.
  4. In a skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat and fry cornmeal slices for 8-10 minutes, or until golden brown on both sides. Sprinkle with bacon bits and drizzle with maple syrup.

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cook sausage or hamburger, onion, veggies of choice pour into corn mixture mix well , cook and have a quick meal

Great recipe! Born during the latter part of WW11, and due to all the rationing, my Mother fixed a lot of this! Brings back a lot of memories and will be fixing it more often.

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