Cornmeal Mush

Makes 4 servings.


4 cups water
1 cup yellow cornmeal
¼ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon
Equal® for Recipes or 3 packets Equal® sweetener or 2 tablespoons Equal® Spoonful™
Butter-flavored vegetable cooking spray
Maple-Flavored Syrup, heated


1. Heat water to boiling in large saucepan; gradually stir in cornmeal and salt. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring frequently, until mixture is thickened, about 10 minutes; stir in Equal®.
2. Pour cornmeal mixture into greased loaf pan, 7½ x 4 x 2-inches. Cool to room temperature; chill until firm, 3 to 4 hours, or overnight.
3. Remove cornmeal from pan; cut into slices. Spray large skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat until hot. Cook cornmeal slices over medium to medium-low heat until browned, 3 to 4 minutes on each side. Serve with Maple-Flavored Syrup.

Nutritional Info (per serving):

Calories 113
Protein 2g
Carbohydrate 24g
Fat 1g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 151mg

Food Exchanges: 1½ bread.

Additional comments:

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®. provides many fine recipes for diabetic diets. Since its online debut in 1999, has become one of the more popular and largest cooking and recipe sites on the Internet.

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