Hominy Timbales Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Water2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
 Hominy grits1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Butter/Margarine2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 82 Calories from Fat 20

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.5%

Saturated Fat 1.3 g6.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 5.4 mg

Sodium 242.9 mg10.1%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g4.9%

Dietary Fiber 0.89 g3.6%

Sugars 0.2 g

Protein 2 g3.2%

Vitamin A 1.2% Vitamin C

Calcium 0.1% Iron 3.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a small saucepan, heat the water to boiling point. Add the salt and hominy grits. Cover the pan and cook for about 40 minutes, stirring frequently, till the mixture is very thick.
2) Into 4 lightly buttered 5-ounce custard cups, spoon the mixture and allow to stand for about 10 minutes.

3) Unmold onto serving plates.
4) With ½ teaspoon of margarine or butter, top each serving. Use parsley to garnish if preferred.
5) Serve immediately.