Banana grits is a delicious and easy to make breakfast dish. It is made with ripe bananas, grits, milk, sugar, and butter. You can also add spices such as cinnamon or nutmeg to the mix. I like to top my Bananas Grits with chopped nuts and raisins for extra flavor and texture.
What are grits?
Grits are a type of cornmeal that is popular in the Southern United States. They are usually made from white or yellow corn and have a coarse texture. Grits can be cooked in water or milk and are often served with butter, cheese, or bacon.
Why make banana grits
Banana grits are a great way to use up ripe bananas. They are also quick and easy to make, which makes them perfect for busy mornings. Plus, they taste delicious!
How do you make Bananas Grits?
To make Bananas Grits, you will need:
-Ripe bananas, mashed
-Chopped nuts (optional)
1. Cook grits according to package instructions.
2. In a separate bowl, mash the bananas with a fork or potato masher.
3. Stir in the mashed bananas, milk, sugar, and butter into the cooked grits.
4. Add cinnamon (or other spices) to taste.
5. Serve with chopped nuts and raisins on top, if desired.
Recipe tips and variations:
-Try using different types of milk for a richer flavor, such as almond milk or coconut milk.
-For a more savory option, omit the sugar and add salt to taste.
-If you want a thinner consistency, add additional milk until desired consistency is reached.
-Add other toppings of your choice, such as chocolate chips, dried fruit, or shredded coconut.
Can Bananas Grits be made ahead of time?
Yes, Bananas Grits can be made ahead of time and reheated when ready to serve.
How long do Bananas Grits last?
Bananas Grits will last in the fridge for up to 3 days.
Can Bananas Grits be frozen?
Yes, Bananas Grits can be frozen in a freezer-safe container for up to 2 months.
How to thicken watery grits?
If your grits are too watery, you can cook them longer over low heat until they have thickened. You can also add a spoonful of flour or cornstarch to help thicken the grits.
Can you eat grits with braces?
If you have braces, you should avoid eating grits because of their coarse texture. Instead, try another type of breakfast cereal that is softer in texture.
What can I substitute for grits?
If you can’t find grits or don’t like them, you can use oatmeal or Cream of Wheat as a substitute. Both of these cereals have a similar consistency and can be flavored in the same way as grits.
Where can I buy grits from?
Grits are usually available in the breakfast aisle of most grocery stores. You can also find them online or at specialty food stores.
What are some other recipes that use grits?
So there you have it , a delicious and easy to make breakfast dish that will keep you warm on those cold mornings. Give Bananas Grits a try and let me know what you think in the comments below. And don’t forget to share this recipe with your friends!
- 5 cups Grits
- 2 cups Milk
- ¼ cup Sugar
- 3 tbsp Butter
- 2 Bananas
- ¼ tsp Cinnamon
- ¼ cup Chopped nuts
- ¼ cup Raisins
- Cook grits according to package instructions.
- In a separate bowl, mash the bananas with a fork or potato masher.
- Stir in the mashed bananas, milk, sugar, and butter into the cooked grits.
- Add cinnamon (or other spices) to taste.
- Serve with chopped nuts and raisins on top, if desired.