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Cornmeal Substitutes

Cornmeal is a yellowish product obtained from grinding dried kernels of corn and is a staple ingredient in many cuisines. It is available in many varieties of texture and color. It finds its use in baking recipes to help get the product a crunchy finish. Most famously, cornmeal is used as a major ingredient in Italian polenta and grits. But if you're out of it, use a substitute!
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  • Corn Flour
  • Corn Grits
  • Polenta
  • Corn Chips
  • Corn Flakes
  • Masa Harina
  • Tortilla Chips
  • Wheat Flour
  • Rice Flour
  • Ground Oats
  • Semolina
  • Ground Flaxseed
  • Breadcrumbs
  • Nuts


  • Go through the substitutes and see which one seems fit for the recipe.
  • Collect your ingredients and use your preferred substitute.
  • Use the substitute in the required amount and proceed to make the dish according to the recipe.
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