Quaker Quick Grits Original


Gotta have grits? Get smooth, creamy white hominy, steaming hot and right at home. Quaker Quick Grits have been a breakfast favorite – and a side dish sensation – for generations. They taste so good. And Quaker Quick Grits cook in just 5 minutes, so you'll savor the flavor in a flash. Can be used as a healthy and tasty ingredient to many recipes. Check out our recipe section.

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Stove Top Preparation

To Make 1 Serving:

  • 1/4 Cup Grits
  • 1 Cup Water or Milk
  • Dash of salt (optional)

To Make 4 Servings:

  • 1 Cup Grits
  • 4 Cups Water
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt (optional)

To Make 6 Servings:

  • 1-1/2 Cups Grits
  • 6 Cups Water
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt (optional)


  1. Slowly stir grits and salt into briskly boiling water.
  2. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover. Cook 5 to 7 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.

Microwave Preparation (1 Serving)

  • 1/4 Cup Grits
  • 1 Cup Water or Milk
  • Dash of salt (optional)


  1. Combine water, grits and salt in 2 cup microwave-safe bowl; stir.
  2. Microwave on HIGH 3 to 4 minutes or until thickened when stirred.

Microwave ovens vary in power, cooking times may need to be adjusted.

TIP:For thicker grits decrease water; for thinner grits increase water.
Serve with any of the following: margarine, butter, cheese, red-eye gravy or as a hot cereal with milk and sugar.