Glazed Polenta With Hot Berry Jam

This delicious polenta recipe is sweet enough to be dessert. Don't skip the step when you broil the brown sugar; it creates the perfect crispy topping.
4 servings (serving size: 1 bowl)


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1 1/3 cups frozen blueberries or raspberries
2 teaspoons plus 1 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar, divided
5 ounces polenta, cut into 1/2-inch dice
3/4 cup 2% reduced-fat milk
1 tablespoon butter
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/16 teaspoon salt
4 teaspoons light brown sugar


Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes

1. Divide berries evenly among 4 (4-ounce) small bowls or ramekins. Sprinkle each with 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar; set aside.

2. Combine polenta and milk in a medium saucepan over medium heat; cook 5 minutes or until smooth and hot, stirring with a whisk. Remove polenta mixture from heat; stir in 1 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar, butter, vanilla, and salt.

3. Preheat broiler.

4. Divide polenta mixture over fruit in bowls; sprinkle 1 teaspoon brown sugar over each bowl. Place bowls on a baking sheet. Broil 1 minute or until sugar melts. Let stand before serving.

Note: Nutritional analysis includes Sugars 19g.

Created date

May 2005

Nutritional Information

Calories 148
Fat 4 g
Satfat 2 g
Monofat 1 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrate 26 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 11 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 140 mg
Calcium 74 mg