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#1 razzle51

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Posted 07 June 2012 - 05:36 AM

are grits gluten free ? read one place they are and another place they are not. Thanks Roz
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#2 psawyer

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Posted 07 June 2012 - 05:40 AM

Plain grits would be gluten-free--they are just ground corn. Sometimes things are added, but even then I doubt that anything gluten-derived would be present.
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#3 lovegrov

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Posted 07 June 2012 - 06:09 AM

Grits are good to go.

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#4 kwylee

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Posted 07 June 2012 - 07:22 AM

I have to say, I'm from the south. Read the label carefully. A number of the national grits brands on our shelves down here have the disclaimer in fine print - contains wheat. Hate when I see that. Why is it necessary to prostitute a great thing like grits with the evil wheat???

Anyway, good grits are made from corn, and that should be the only ingredient.
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#5 Monklady123

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 07:46 AM

I buy Quaker grits. The ingredients are:
"white hominy grits made from corn, niacin, reduced iron, thiamin mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid."

That's it. And apparently those ingredients after corn are all B vitamins, except for the iron obviously.

Very yummy. With butter. With cheese. With eggs and sausage. yummmmmmmmmmm (and I'm a northern gal by birth...but I have been living in Virginia for awhile now. lol)
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