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Grits

Other names: hominy grits

Grits are a side dish made from ground hominy. Hominy is corn which has been treated with calcium hydroxide (also referred to as pozole). Grits are common in the Southern US states and are typically eaten with breakfast.
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Substitute for grits, quick cooking

Polenta (different flavor profile)

Equivalents

1 cup   =   3 1/3 cups cooked
1 lb. = 3 cups uncooked, 5 cups cooked

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