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  • Serves: 4 Servings

Creamy Polenta (Microwave or Stove)

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Category: Italian

 Ingredients List

  • 2 1/2 c Water
  • 1/2 c Yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 2 tb Grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 ts Olive oil
  • 1/8 ts Black pepper


Stir together the water, cornmeal, and salt in a microwave-safe 1-quart
measure. Microcook, uncovered, on HIGH for 5 minutes. Whisk well. Cover
with waxed paper. Microcook on HIGH for an additional 5 minutes. Add the
Parmesan, oil, and pepper; whisk until smooth. Spoon onto plates to serve.

STOVE: Place water, salt, and oil in a 2-quart saucepan and bring to
boiling. Gradually whisk in the cornmeal. Boil gently, stirring
constantly, for 3 minutes. Stir in the Parmesan and pepper.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutrient Value per Serving:

85 Calories; 2 g Protein; 14 g Carbohydrate; 2 g Fat; 321 mg sodium; 2 mg
Cholesterol Exchanges: 3/4 starch/bread; 1/2 fat

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