creamy maple grits
  • (1 cup) low-fat milk
  • (2 tsp.) pure maple syrup
  • Pinch of salt
  • (1/4 cup) quick-cooking grits
  • (2 Tbsp.) raisins, dried cranberries or other dried fruit, chopped



Creamy Maple Grits

Velvety quick-cooking grits made with milk and maple syrup.

Preparation Time

About 3 minutes

Cook Time

About 7 minutes


  1. 1Place a small saucepan over High heat. Add milk, syrup and salt. Bring to a boil, then slowly whisk in grits.
  2. 2Lower heat to medium-low and cook 3-4 minutes, stirring every minute. Serve with dried fruit.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 cup

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 336
  • Total Fat 3 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 66 g
  • Protein 12 g
  • Cholesterol 12 mg
  • Sodium 256 mg
  • Fiber 2 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Breakfast

Recipe Subcategory: Miscellaneous

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:

  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: Yes

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.